VALKYRIE (Scandinavia)

Warrior woman who chooses who dies or lives in battle.

Abusive image

KELPIE (Scotland)

Water horse that lures victims to ride on its back to their doom.

horse and kelpie image

BASILISK (British Isles)

Winged, cockerel-headed reptile that murders with a single glance.

basilisk image

BANSHEE (Ireland)

Female spirit that screams as an omen of death.

teen wolf, banshee, and lydia image

PEGASUS (Greece)

Winged stallion that helps heroes conquer deadly foes.

Image by bethyno

CERBERUS (Greece)

Multi-headed hellhound that guards the entrance to the underworld.

Temporarily removed

MEDUSA (Greece)

Snake-haired woman whose direct gaze petrifies.

1981, art, and film image

UNICORN (Greece)

Dazzling horse with a spiraling horn.

Temporarily removed

PHOENIX (Greece)

Fire bird that eternally regenerates from its own ashes.

floor, phoenix, and sculpture - 'forest image