The Grim Reaper is Death
with a capital D. He is perhaps the most recognized entity of all time, neither ghost
; the Grim Reaper is a psychopomp
who’s job is to conduct the souls of the recently dead into the afterlife
. He is often depicted as a tall pale skeletal figure shrouded in a long, dark, black hooded cloak wielding a scythe which he uses to harvest souls with, although some accounts say he just touches the person to pop their soul so they don’t feel pain when they die. When he moves, he seemingly glides rather than walking. The Grim Reaper is known for not saying much, always having a grin on his face, and of course being the main focus of attention in whatever room he is in. He is able to turn his head completely around a la Linda Blair so that he can survey his domain; The Reaper must be vigilant lest someone try to cheat him.
He rides in a rickety old coach drawn by white horses that makes a god awful noise due to the stones he carries in it. When he takes someone’s soul, he drops off a stone. The Grim Reaper is not an omnipresent personification of death in charge of the entire world, but rather each area has their own Grim Reaper who serves as the Grim Reaper of the area until such a time as they find a replacement.
Decorations of him haunt tombs and grave...
The greatest job in the universe. He makes a living by walking around in a black hooded cloak carrying a large sythe and killing people.
I'm going to kill my highschool counceler for telling me i should go into technology. i want to be the freaking grim reaper
In folklore, the Grim Reaper is a genderless figure (assumedly male) who wears a dark cloak with a hood covering his face, and is renouned for carrying a scythe. It's hands and feet are normally that of a skeleton
. Also referred to as Death
, the Grim Reaper is said to kill anyone it touches.
In modern day storytelling, the Grim Reaper takes the soul of a person when it is their time to leave the living world. Many people believe Death is a messenger of Satan
, but it takes life when it is the person's time, regardless of what happens in their afterlife.
Figuratively speaking, the Grim Reaper is in the gap between life and death, essentially helping people pass from the living world to that of the dead. He is the sign of Death, and his representation is shown on the tarot
card for Death.
In the TV Series 'Dead Like Me', the Grim Reaper was infact a group of Reapers who took the souls of those about to die, to spare them the pain of their death and to help them cross to the next world.
Other representations of the Grim Reaper in shows such as 'Family Guy
' or 'The Simpsons
' show the more traditional counterpart, that his touch can kill instantly.
Many people claim that the representation of the Grim Reaper is seen before a person dies, and takes the soul of the person to lead them to a new place.
An apparition that appears to be far more reasonable and understanding in Monty Python and the meaning of life than in medievel folklore.
The Grim Reaper poisoned the salmon.
The reaper demanded the newly dead people follow him, so they got in thier cars and drove after him.
The Grim Reaper is a cocktail popularised in early 2011 made with equal parts vodka, gin, tequila and cask wine. The mix is traditionally made with Mishka, Gordon's, 125 and Fruity Lexia respectively.
The ingredients are known as the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
The spirits are meant to be the cheapest possible in order to replicate the authenticity of the Grim Reaper. Variations upon this formula include the Fancy Reaper (expensive spirits and wine), the Bloody Reaper (substitute white goon with red) and the Grim Suicide (3 full bottles in a cask of wine).
Served as four shots straight up in the one glass, usually consumed as quickly as possible for maximum intoxication. Some connoisseurs of the Grim prefer to sip the beverage while curled up next to the fire with a good book. The Grim Reaper also gives way to the drinking game 'Grims Til You Munt'.
The side effects are not well documented, with reports of dizziness, memory loss, feelings of grimness, random acts of extreme violence, unwitting transportation across state borders, death, irate messages and grand larceny.
It is believed that these ingredients are the basis for the drug PCP, weed killer and embalming fluid.
The controversy associated with the Grim is the inability to refuse once the beverage is suggested. Despite the danger, this can lead to a Double Grim and in rare cases a Triple Grim: some claim that Sid Vicious did 7 Grim Reapers before his death, however the evidence is unsubstantiated.
The Anthropomorphic Personification of Death. Also a popular character in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series and the comic "Sandman" by Neil Gaiman.
The Grim Reaper was waiting.
He finally met The Grim Reaper
The person who tells you what you did last night because you were so drunk you don't remember..
Boy 1: Shit man, I don't remember a thing from last night.
Boy 2: Well, I hate to be a grim reaper....but you flashed the police and then gave them the fingers.