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Creature Feature: The Maggot in the Churchyard

Creature Feature: The Maggot in the Churchyard Man-sized in Maggot. A Yorkshire postman is confronted with a human-sized maggot haunting a churchyard and spreading disease to the neighborhood.

Creature Feature: The Varua Ino: The Ravening Watchers

Creature Feature: The Varua Ino: The Ravening Watchers For today’s creature we venture into the tropical paradise of the South Seas: a place of warm, hospitable people, blue seas, palm-trees swaying in the trade-winds–and blood-thirsty elementals: the Varua ino.

The Tomb Challenge of the Russian Princess

The Tomb Challenge of the Russian Princess In 1818 the Russian Princess Elisabeth Demidoff died at Paris, aged 39. 75 years later, strange stories began to circulate about the tomb and its occupant.

Hearts and Powers: Cardiac Witchery

In this Valentine’s week, let us take the pulse of early 20th-century witchcraft and look at the power of the heart in enchantments. The hearts of lambs, moles, and humans–all had mystic powers.

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