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An celtic legend over a fairy that was despised by his peers and ended up becoming a gatherer of dead.
The base stone where the grimreaper father time and other legends were inspired.
The legends said to not mention of his name, for he might be listening.
Traveled in an old cart accompanied by two skeletons that took the souls of the dead.
In some countries there was the habit of sacrificing someone for every new cemetary build, so that the person would become an "Ankou" of the place.
An Ankou is a guardian of dead.
He is the Ankou, his name is ever whispered but not spoken, for fear that he might be listening.
by Id December 30, 2004
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