Folklore: Drekavac

Little dead peeps

Today’s real-world horror letter will be about a creature from Slavic mythos, the Drekavac.

This creature differs depending on who is doing the telling, and where they are from but fundamentally Drekavac are little dead people who jump on the backs of living people and tell them predictions, usually cheerful predictions about their deaths and the deaths of their loved ones and, oddly enough, farm animals. Though I suppose back in the day if your farm animals died then you died so that was an epic deal.

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