The Librarian

The Librarian
What are cryptids? In matters of the monstrum, a species capable of assuming the form of a humanoid or animal, naturally preying on humans; mimicking moral and social behavior as not to be discovered. Perhaps a doctor, butcher or school principle; these creatures masquerade as persons while seeking out human game for food and sport.

Manuel Blanco Romasanta, A Serial Killer or Werewolf?

Romasant transformed into a werewolf.

Manuel Blanco Romasanta is said to be the first serial killer in Spain documented as having admitted to thirteen counts of murder. What makes Romasanta a topic of discussion around cryptid circles is not what he did but how he did it. Romasanta maintained he was not responsible for the murders because he was under a malevolent curse that turned him into a …

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Rachel Harris – The Vampire of Manchester

Vampire organs were burned in the blacksmith's forge.

This piece of vampire history comes from Manchester, Vermont and follows the story of Rachel Harris. Rachel was the stepdaughter of Esquire Powell and on March 8, 1789 she married Captain Isaac Burton who was a deacon in the congregational church of the town. Tragically, their marriage ended in February of the following year when Rachel contracted tuberculosis and died. Once a healthy …

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The Adlet – Greenland Werewolves

If the tales told by the Inuits are true, there exists a secret race of cryptids in Greenland with humanoid bodies and wolf-like legs called the Adlet (or Erqigdlet). The first recorded stories of the Adlet came from the ethnologist Franz Boas who heard legends of their existence while visiting Cumberland Sound from an Inuit named Pakaq. The story was published in …

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Aztec Vampires and the Apocalypse

Aztec Vampires Sun Stone

Many religions have committed atrocities against each other in the name of their deities or God, but the the oldest religion in the world is the most true and cruel, and it is the one that was central to the Mesoamerican cultures, and in particular, the Aztecs. In the beginning, the gods, Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca joined forces to create the …

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The Beast of Exmoor

Blurry picture of the Beast of Exmoor

Exmoor is an area of moorland in the northern Devon and west Somerset areas of South-West England.  It is named for the River Exe that has its source in the area and runs down to the sea at Exmouth.  It is also the home of the mysterious cat-like cryptid known as the Beast of Exmoor. The original sightings of the …

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The Jersey Devil

The Jersey Devil

There’s an infamous cryptid hunting its prey around areas of New Jersey affectionately known as the Jersey Devil. First documented some two hundred and fifty years ago, this creature may have originated in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey and was originally known as the Leeds Devil after a woman known to history as Mother Leeds (thought to be Deborah …

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