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  • n. A ghostly hunt that rides across the sky, common to English German and Scandinavian folklore.


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  • You have seen the Wild Hunt, which is a part of many Fantasy novels and stories.

    Wild Hunt in Fantasy

  • He counters the trend for sanitised fragrances with creations like Wild Hunt, which is full of delightful earthy notes, including (according to his literature) "torn leaves, crushed twigs, flowing sap, fallen branches, old leaves, green moss, fir, pine and tiny mushrooms".

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • There is an even simpler way to get Francis Drake as an immortal; IIRC in one variant of the tradition he is the leader of the Wild Hunt.

    Making Light: Rowling's being sued for plagiarism again

  • And her new one, Wild Hunt, is out or out soon, I believe, though I haven't gotten a chance to read it yet.

    February 2010

  • Much has changed since autumn, when Kelley Winslow learned she was a Faerie princess, fell in love with changeling guard Sonny Flannery, and saved the mortal realm from the ravages of the Wild Hunt.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • I heard about Agora from Jason over at the Wild Hunt.

    Agora | Mind on Fire

  • They were often but not always the object of the Wild Hunt.

    Moss Magic « Fairegarden

  • She tr êies to help Tamsin and gets involved with ghosts, boggarts, pookas and the Wild Hunt.

    Peter Beagle

  • Over at the Wild Hunt, Jason has compiled a number of startling links about the “Third Wave of the Holy Spirit”.

    Spark: the Third Wave of the Holy Spirit | Mind on Fire

  • The elf, Delorias, tells her the Wild Hunt pursues him.

    Archive 2008-10-01


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