Posted by: Nick Redfern on September 21st, 2012
And a second post at Mysterious Universe, this one from me, on the phantom, red-eyed hounds of Britain…
“As readers of Mysterious Universe will know, I have a particular fascination with the legendary tales of blazing-eyed, supernatural black hounds roaming the British countryside in times both past and present. And, as I have noted, some of the reports suggest the beasts are kind of like animal-like Grim Reapers, coming to call and collect on the soon-to-die. But, there’s another angle I have not yet touched on here, but will do so now. It’s the idea that the phantom black dogs are not coming for those that death has in its icy grips. But that they are the dead: deceased humans whose souls have shape-shifted into animal form. To be sure, it sounds strange. But it’s a theory that had widespread support in the past…”
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