Book of Beasts

Book of Beasts: King Gambrinus

A merry bearded beer-bellied king, complete with crown and ermine cape, rides astride a beer barrel, bearing a beer glass in one hand and a stein in the other.

Book of Beasts – Ninki Nanka

Something moves in the mist. The muddy water stirs and ripples, rocking an intruder’s canoe. As the adventurer fumbles for a mirror, a reptilian monster emerges. Its horned head towers above, dripping...

Book of Beasts – Boitatá

Enormous, rage-filled eyes glow in the dark rainforest as a monstrous serpent raises its head. Flames lick along its massive body and gather in its mouth, ready to smite those who would lay an injurio...

Book of Beasts: Bakunawa

The Bakunawa is a great sea dragon that hungers for the moon. Her mouth yawns the size of a lake, with a tongue red like blood and massive sharp teeth. With the help of her wings she can leap from the...

Book of Beasts: Nuno sa Punso

“Tabi-tabi po, mga nuno” is a phrase often taught to young children to help them avoid the ire of the Nuno sa Punso. The Nuno sa Punso is a spirit of the earth that lives in termite mounds and ant hil...

Book of Beasts: La Diablesse

The attractive young woman is garbed in a voluminous white dress and wide-brimmed hat as she leads her victim into the lone forest towards the ravine. He bubbles with anticipation of romantic exchange...

Book of Beasts: Mari Lywd

The skull of a mare, her mane replaced with ribbons, her eyes with glass baubles, floats in the air, a knightly caparison trailing behind like a funeral shroud as her jaws clack open and she recites, ...

Book of Beasts: Jólakötturinn

A black cat, as big as the house he’s peering in the window of, curses softly, “Meow! New socks!  New mittens! Why must these brats be so well dressed?” He stalks off across the snow, hoping for bette...

Book of Beasts: Fata Befana

An ancient black-gowned crone rides a broomstick, bearing a bag of toys and candies and a basket of coal. Around her shoulders, she wears a coat made of dead rats. Naughty or Nice?  A Befana...

Book of Beasts: Fata Lucia

A maiden in a white gown with a red sash wears a crown of green holly with red berries and seven blazing candles and bears a basket laden with saffron buns. Lussi Transfigured In winter, the Lussi Hag...

Book of Beasts: Fata Arie

An old auntie muffled in shawls, her blonde hair peeking out from under her headscarf, leans on a walking stick in the shape of a winged serpent, a ruby set in its forehead. On one arm her knitting ba...

Who Are The Fata?

Fata are always female, usually fey, can appear beautiful or ugly, young or old, and frequently come in trios. The similarities to hags and confusion with them is understandable, because of a secret t...

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