Monster of the Week: The Asasabonsam. When we think of vampires, we often envision the European type, not realizing that there are all types of vampires throughout the world. One of the more interesting variations of the vampire myth is a creature known as the asasabonsam. The asasabonsam is a peculiar vampire derived from Ghana lore. The Republic of Ghana is located along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. The word “Ghana” means “Warrior King.” The legend of the ...

Asasabonsam- Ghana, western Africa myth: an arboreal vampire that had extremely long limbs with hooked toe claws because it hung upside down from branches to snatch up people passing by. It would suck the blood out of their thumbs.

Wulver- Scottish folklore: a wolf headed man like creature. It wasnt a werewolf nor was it ever a human. It was an immortal, solitary being. It enjoyed fishing. It wasnt bad towards people, but if you messed with him he would mess with you.

Wulver

Wulver- Shetland folklore: a wolf headed man like creature. It wasnt a werewolf nor was it ever a human. It was an immortal, solitary being. It enjoyed fishing. It wasnt bad towards people, but if you messed with him he would mess with you.

Licho is an embodiment of evil fate and misfortune in Slavic mythology, a creature with one eye, often depicted as an old, skinny woman in black (Лихо одноглазое) or as an evil male goblin of forests.

Likho, liho (Russian: Лихо, Belarusian: лі́ха, Polish: licho) is an embodiment…

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