Special Sub-Topic: Scottish Faeries
|What Scottish faerie has a long cat-like tail which he wags when irritated or angry?|
Wag-by-the-Way. Wag-by-the-Ways are very small dwarf faeries who are similar to the Brownie. They are usually covered in cinders and are very loyal to their adopted family.
|I am extremely ugly - so much so, that some people die of fright when they see me. I love human companionship but my ugliness scares everyone away. I am highly intelligent and psychic. What am I? |
an Urisk. Urisks are wrinkled and hairy, they have duck feathers on their backs and necks and are topped off with huge misshapen heads. Their element is earth.
|What animal does the Selkie, take the form of in water?|
Seal. Selkies use their sealskins to take the form of a seal in the water and use both male and female human forms on land. They are very beautiful.
|What do Ashrays, or Asrais, turn into when captured or exposed to sunlight?|
Pool of Water. Ashrays, or Asrais, are faeries that look around the age of twenty human years, though they are actually quite ancient. They have very pale, almost translucent bodies and their element is water.
|What are the two colours of the Heather Pixies' auras?|
Gold or Clear. Heather Pixies have either gold or clear auras and translucent wings. They live on moors and are attracted to the heather which covers them. They enjoy spinning flax.
|What colour blood do Nucklelavees bleed?|
Black. Nucklelavees (pronounce Nuke-lay-lah-veez) are hideous, ill tempered Scottish Sea faeries. To escape them you can cross running water - like a river or stream - because they cannot pass it. They smell of rotten eggs and mouldy fish.
|What is the Fin Folks' favourite pastime?|
Gardening. Fin Folk live on the bottoms of the lochs in Scotland, though they are also believed to have existed in Cornwall and Wales.
|Which of the following is a method used by the Glaistig for killing human males?|
Blood Sucking. The Glaistig either sucks the blood or drowns human males. She attempts to appear as a beautiful women, but if you look carefully you can see her animal parts, for she seems to have no control over her shape shifting.
|What colour eyes does a Black Angus have?|
Yellow. Black Angus is a large black dog with yellow eyes and sharp teeth. He presents himself to those who will die within a fortnight.
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