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Name: DarknessCome
Birthday: Apr 26 1994
Location: Hell
Gender: Female
Last Seen: Fri, 04 Sep 2015
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Got a secret Can you keep it? Swear this one you'll save Better lock it, in your pocket Taking this one to the grave If I show you then I know you won't tell what I said Cause two can keep a secret if one of them is dead. The Dead Body Under Your Freaking Matress The Legend: A couple checks into a hotel and have to put up with a foul odor in their room all night. They call the staff to complain and somebody figures out the stench is coming from the bed. Now, there's no way that scenario is going to have a good ending. You're almost hoping at that point that it'll turn out the last guest just got drunk and pooped behind the headboard. But, no, the staff take off the matress and discover the couple has been sleeping over the rotting body of a dead girl who had been stuffed in the box spring. The Funhouse Mummy The Myth: A prop at a carnival was discovered not to be made of the usual combination of papier mache and carni spit, but human skin and bone. All the little kiddies at the haunted house had been poking and giggling at a real, mummified dead body. The Curiously Realistic Decoration The Legend: What was thought to be your typically charming Halloween decoration depicting a lynched woman hanging from a tree, turns out to be a genuine suicide. A Halloween Stunt Goes Wrong in the Least Surprising Way Possible The Legend: A teenager manages to provide the Halloween show he’s in with the ultimate finale when, while pretending to hang himself in front of the audience, he actually hangs himself. Buried Alive¨ The Legend: Some poor schmuck is committed to his or her eternal resting place, even though they aren’t quite ready to take that final dirt nap. Scratch marks are later found on the coffin lid along with other desperate signs of escape. The Wolf and Wolf-binding Spells In the preceding sections we described evil spirits of the night who appear in human or animal form. Here we want to discuss in more detail the wolf, since the wolf occupies a prominent position in Armenian folklore and, in spells, it figures higher than all the various night evils embodied by snakes, scorpions, frogs, etc. Also the wolf in Armenia is the predator which inflicts the most damage. Consequently, in spells the wolf's name is inseparable with predatory beasts. The wolf appears as a dev and is equated with evil spirits which take human form. One tale says that "The wolf eats evil beings, otherwise those evil ones would destroy the world. But each year every evil spirit devours a wolf and thereby reduces the number of wolves in the world. Otherwise they could not save themselves from all the wolves" (NH, VII, p. 34). Sometimes the wolf-demon has a bipedal form. Therefore spells against wolves will them to be bound by their two big toes and eight other toes. Resembling humanlike devs, the wolf's toes point backwards and its heels are forward. [115] Lightning which can destroy all devs also can destroy wolves. Therefore symbols of lightning such as flint and steel, especially when they produce sparks, are a defense against wolves. Flint itself is also called kaylxaz (that which tears up or burns a wolf). Prayer charms against wolves are called wolf-binding (kaylakap) prayers. Usually they are repeated three times, and while such prayers are being recited, other magical procedures for binding are performed. For example, a laddle is tied to a column of the house with a black cord, a knife is bent, or seven knots are made in a string which is then put between the teeth of a comb while other objects, such as an axe, are placed on top of it (NH, VII, p. 134). Folk believe that through the power of such prayers and acts, wolves' tongues and mouths are stuck fast, their teeth fall out, their sharp claws become dulled, their eyes become blinded by sunlight, they lose their way, etc. As long as the binding remains in effect, a beast is unable to harm sheep or other domesticated animals which may be near it. For seven days straight the wolf remains in such a state, then it is freed (AH, II, p. 238). Also spelled along with the wolf are snakes, scorpions, and generally all the evils of night. Mentioned most in such spells are the names of two holy figures, the Blessed Virgin, and Saint Sargis. The following example may be considered representative of this type: The Mother of God is on the mountains. The Son of God is in her arms. A column of light comes from her heart. In her hand are three nails. One penetrates the heart of Satan. One penetrates the mouth of the wolf Which roams about at night. The third is for the evil spirits Which swirl around my head. I have bound Satan on an immovable rock And secured the binding with a nail.