Second Sound. A sound like the report of a gun means death on the Isle of Skye.
The Goblin Jacket A strange, but pointless manifestation of a murdered fisherman: his jacket floating in a pond in Barbados.
The Funeral Men A woman and her maid see a pair of funeral mutes standing silently on the balcony outside her husband’s dressing room as a token of his death.
Fearing the Walking Dead, The Undertaker’s Revenge, and the Lost Art of the Coffin Threat A compendium of popular posts.
The Rabbit of Doom: Was the little white rabbit an angel sent to bring a little soul, hippety-hoppety, to the garden of Heaven?
The Consumption Letters: Decomposing Correspondence: A physician makes the case that the letters of the ill or dead give off the smell of death and decomposition.
An unusual auditory token of death where the ghosts are heard and not seen, with dire results.
Dead as a Doornail: The Carpenter of Doom Over the space of a lifetime, a man was haunted by a mysterious carpenter, whose presence meant death.
Butterflies of Doom For all its reputation as a symbol of the soul, the butterfly is not often found as a death omen. Perhaps it is more a conductor of souls.
Telling sad stories of the death of kings on this anniversary of the execution of King Charles I of England with three tales of portents of his sad end.