A to Z Challenge Folklore

Gallant Galno Lairds #AtoZChallenge #folklore

L is for Laird. laird n Scottish landowner (Collins English Dictionary) Though I usually use creatures found in folklore as-is with minor adjustments, I had this wonderful idea for a specific Faery race that incorporated a variety of Celtic races, customs and histories. Where possible, I’ll give you the original text that inspired me. Influence …

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A to Z Challenge Folklore

Capricious Kelpie #AtoZChallenge #folklore

K is for Kelpie. Of all the shape-shifting Fae, this one embodies the capricious nature of the Fae the most. At least in my opinion. Caprice [kap-reess] n sudden change in attitude capricious adj tending to have sudden changes in attitude (Collins English Dictionary). For clarification… Which, of course, makes this creature a lot of fun to write about. But let …

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