Bad Fairy Case File #310: The Imp

OFFENSES: Tricks, pranks, foolishness DESCRIPTION: Small, ugly, sometimes be-winged and horned  ALIAS: None PROVENANCE: German folklore An imp is a small and feeble creature found in German folklore, whose temperament falls somewhere between fairy ...
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The Faerie Folk of Cornwall

Perhaps one of the most romanticized of all the Celtic homelands is Cornwall – birthplace of such legends as Arthur, Tristan & Isolde, and Jack the Giant Killer. A natural peninsula located at the ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #304: The Xana

OFFENSES: Enchantment, theft, kidnapping DESCRIPTION: Small, beautiful, long blonde hair,  ALIAS: Inxana, Anjana PROVENANCE: Asturian Mythology  The Xana is a beautiful fairy said to dwell wherever pure bodies of water flow, combing her long ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #337: The Nixie

OFFENSES: Enchantment, Drowning, Kidnapping DESCRIPTION: Water Sprite, Half-Human Half-Fish in appearance ALIAS: Nix, Niwiht, Nihtes, Nyx, Nikwus, Nikwis, Nikke, Neck PROVENANCE: Irish and German folklore A shape-shifting water fairy from early German folklore, the ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #321: Yara Ma Yha Who

OFFENSES: Bloodsucking DESCRIPTION: Red skin, large head, suckers at the ends of hands and feet ALIAS: None PROVENANCE: Australian Aboriginal folklore The Yara-Ma-Yha-Who is a very strange creature, to be sure. The Australian Aboriginal ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #327: Alp-luachra

OFFENSES: Shape-shifting, theft, leeching DESCRIPTION: Green, tiny, sometimes invisible ALIASES: Alpluachra, Joint-Eater PROVENANCE: Irish folklore The Alp-luachra is an evil, parasitic creature found in Irish folklore. According to legend, the Alp-luachra will appear as a ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #352: Kludde

OFFENSES: Manslaughter, Mischief  DESCRIPTION:  Giant, Black, Winged, Hairy, Ugly ALIAS:  Kleure PROVENANCE: Belgian Folklore The Kludde is a nocturnal creature popular in folklore in the middle ages. Though most commonly depicted as a heinous large ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #353: The Vila

It is easy to fear a witch. The green skin, the warts, the potions, the cackling... But what if your captor were breathtakingly fair, with long flowing hair that sparkled about her head, and ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #306: The Rübezahl

Offenses: vengeance, trickery, weather manipulator.  Description: giant, moody.  Alias: Number Nip, Ribicinia, Ruebezahl, Master Johannes. Provenance: German folklore from the 17th and 18th Centuries. Though frequently portrayed as friendly and helpful, the Rübezahl’s stubbornness, protectiveness, ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #351: The Boggart

A small, pesky household fairy originally found in English folklore, the Boggart was likely invented to explain unexplainable misfortune within the home. ...
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