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The bunyip, or kianpraty, is a large mythical creature from Aboriginal mythology, said to lurk in bodies of fresh water.

Kikimora (Russian: кики́мора, IPA: [kʲɪˈkʲimərə]) is a legendary creature, a female house spirit in Slavic mythology, fin: Kikke Mörkö. When she inhabits a house, she lives behind the stove or in the cellar. The OED links "mora" with the "mare" of

Argus, the hundred-eyed monster of Greek mythology.  (Inspiration for "The Monster from the Edge of the World.")

Argus, the hundred-eyed monster of Greek mythology. (Inspiration for "The Monster from the Edge of the World.

Mishipeshu - a creature of Native American mythology resembling felines sprouting a pair of horns, it is greatly feared and respected due to its ability to control lakes and rivers.

Bean Nighe - “Washer Woman” Similar to the Banshee, the Bean Nighe is an omen of death in Scottish Folklore. The Bean Nighe are often seen washing the cloths “As the "Washer at the Ford” she wanders.

“ Landvættir (“land wights”) are spirits of the land in Norse mythology and in Germanic paganism. They protect and promote the flourishing of the specific places.

Kelpie by Simon Dominic. The kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore, that is believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland.

A Myling is a restless child spirit that was abandoned in a remote area by its parents because it was unwanted or they couldn’t care for it.

Nott is the personification of night and the mother of Dagur.

FIGURES OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY: NOTT “ Nott is the personification of night and the mother of Dagur, who represents day. She and her son were given horse-drawn chariots by Odin and were placed in the sky to round the world every two half-days.

A famous collected Aboriginal tale about some hunters that took a baby Bunyip away from its mother.

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