Witches, Ghosts, Sprites – What Lurks in the Forests?

There is something in the forest.

Almost every culture on the planet has folklore about the woods and the creatures, good or bad, that dwell in them. In Norse mythology it’s the Milkwood, a dangerous forest that the heroes have to carefully tread through. In Malay culture, the unseen beings that may be helpful or malicious, depending on who you ask, lurk only in the depths of the forest. The Grimm Brothers send all of their heroes into the forest, where they find foe more often than friend. Hansel and Gretel meet a cannibal. Harry Potter meets werewolves and giant spiders. Student filmmakers meet the Blair Witch. There’s something in the forest, and it’s always been there.

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