originated from a book of the same name
one in fire
two in blood
three in storm
four in flood
five in anger
six in hate
seven in fear
nine in sorrow
ten in pain
eleven in death
twelve life again
thirteen steps to the dark man's door
won't be turning back no more.
cane be used as a skipping game and whatever number you stumble on is how you are going to die.
also if you say this in a forest where there are thirteen stones in a line, while stepping from stone to stone the "dark man" will come and take you.
lets play the devil's footsteps!!
one in fire, two in bloo- aw sally you fell, you're going to die in bloooood!!!!