Bluecap

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A bluecap is a mythical fairy or ghost in English folklore that inhabits mines and appears as a small blue flame. If miners treat them with respect, the bluecaps lead them to rich deposits of minerals. Like knockers or kobolds, bluecaps can also forewarn miners of cave-ins.…continue reading →

Atomy

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An atomy is a diminutive fairy creature or sprite of surprising smallness, that was mentioned in some historic literature.…continue reading →

Asrai

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In English folklore the asrai is a type of aquatic fairy that lives in seas and lakes and is similar to the mermaid and nixie. They are sometimes described as timid and shy, standing between two and four feet tall, or may be depicted as tall and lithe.…continue reading →