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The best herbs for smudge: from laurel to yerba santa

As I underlined in the previous article (The best herbs for smudge: from mugwort to white sage), smudge is one of the most important ways to purify an environment and ward off negative energies. Today we will therefore talk about other precious herbs suitable for this...

The portrait of Dorian Gray

Hey, ghouls! Dorian tells us the secret of his confidence
Russian Folktales by W. R. S. Ralston – Draculea

Russian Folktales by W. R. S. Ralston – Draculea

In the collection of Russian Folktales compiled by William Ralston Shedden-Ralston, there is a section entirely dedicated to ghost and spectre stories. In this section, one of the stories is none other than The Soldier and The Vampire which we talked about yesterday in a little deviation from our scheduled Draculea content. There is actually a reason for that: this document is intrinsically linked to that specific story as it is a part of the commentary that follows it. Of course, as has...

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The Soldier and the Vampire by W.R.S. Ralston – Draculea

The Soldier and the Vampire by W.R.S. Ralston – Draculea

"The Soldier and the Vampire" is a Russian fairy tale found within the collection "Draculea" and included by William Ralston Shedden-Ralston in the volume "Russian Fairy Tales.".  The story specifically belongs to the section dedicated to ghost stories. As always, before proceeding, we remind you that this column is in collaboration with Bloody Reader and we remind you to also read their article. The Soldier and the Vampire - Plot A soldier, returning to his village, glimpses a figure in a...

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