Being of a morbid temperament, I’ve taken special notice of stories of pale and sickly spirits, so here are a few tales of pallid phantoms. Obviously a ghost is traditionally pale, but these particular sickly-white spirits seem to be associated with a crisis apparition or a death-bed appearance.
A seemingly healthy 18-year-old boy went into trance and saw his shadow-double stalking the room. Astral projection? A doppleganger? A form of the Old Hag?