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* EnthrallingSiren: Makes sure to distinguish between these and harpies.

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This is not ''Literature/TheEncyclopediaOfFantasy'' from 1997.


* InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: Let's face it, how many people would know the story of St. George if he hadn't killed a dragon?

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* InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: GarnishingTheStory: Let's face it, how many people would know the story of St. George if he hadn't killed a dragon?

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* CreaturesByManyOtherNames: When talking of [[OurGnomesAreWeirder gnomes]], this is mentioned for the connection between regular gnomes, garden gnomes, and [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame dwarves]]:
--> Gnomes are not at all like garden gnomes, which are actually dwarves, a mistake that began in early fairy tales.


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* BigfootSasquatchAndYeti: The chapter mentions every single one of them.
* GiantSquid: They're mentioned in the Sea Monster section.

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* %%* BigfootSasquatchAndYeti: The chapter mentions every single one of them.
* %%* GiantSquid: They're mentioned in the Sea Monster section.



* HereThereWereDragons: What this chapter suggests of many of the creatures featured...

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* %%* HereThereWereDragons: What this chapter suggests of many of the creatures featured...featured.%%What does it suggest?



* {{Pegasus}}: Is included in the Magical Horses section.

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* %%* {{Pegasus}}: Is included in the Magical Horses section.



* {{Unicorn}}: Unicorns have their own section.

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* %%* {{Unicorn}}: Unicorns have their own section.


* AboveGoodAndEvil: Sorcerers believe they are this.

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* %%* AboveGoodAndEvil: Sorcerers believe they are this.%%ZCE. How?



* HandOfGlory: Shown in the Dark Magic section.

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* %%* HandOfGlory: Shown in the Dark Magic section.%%What is?


->''"A guide to fabulous beasts and magical beings, from [[OurElvesAreBetter elves]] and [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]] to [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]] and [[SquishyWizard wizards.]]"''

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->''"A guide to fabulous beasts and magical beings, from [[OurElvesAreBetter [[OurElvesAreDifferent elves]] and [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]] to [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]] and [[SquishyWizard wizards.]]"''



* OurElvesAreBetter: Has a section titled "Light and Dark Elves", describing the light elves as beautiful and pleasant while the dark elves are not as beautiful and mischevous.

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* OurElvesAreBetter: OurElvesAreDifferent: Has a section titled "Light and Dark Elves", describing the light elves as beautiful and pleasant while the dark elves are not as beautiful and mischevous.


* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: Actually, a bit of a mix-up. While they are miners and steelworkers, dwarves are bearded only because they are elderly. Also, every illustration of them features them looking more like Gnomes (which are discussed later). However, this statement comes off as a bit of ironic humor: "Dwarves are very helpful and are believed to be good fortune. However, it is wise to leave food for them and [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame never to swear]] or [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs even whistle when they are around.]]"

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* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: Actually, a bit of a mix-up. While they are miners and steelworkers, dwarves are bearded only because they are elderly. Also, every illustration of them features them looking more like Gnomes (which are discussed later). However, this statement comes off as a bit of ironic humor: "Dwarves are very helpful and are believed to be good fortune. However, it is wise to leave food for them and [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame never to swear]] or [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs [[WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs even whistle when they are around.]]"

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: While goblins are usually mischievous and vicious, they are fond of children and will give wellbehaved children presents.


%%* SquishyWizard: A few of these are depicted throughout the chapter.%%Squishy how? Wizards how?

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%%* * SquishyWizard: A few Most of these the magic-users shown are depicted throughout the chapter.%%Squishy how? Wizards how?old men.


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[[folder:Ghosts and Spirits]]
* AnotherDimension: Where souls are said to go after they've finished all their business or are put to rest.
* FlyingDutchman: The TropeNamer is included in the "Ghost Ships and Eerie Beasts" section.
* {{Hellhound}}: These are discussed, and referred to as "ghost dogs".
* OurGhostsAreDifferent: The chapter tells of various reasons that souls stay in the mortal world.
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* DemBones: There is a section on skeletons and skulls.


%%* HandOfGlory: Yep, this is not forgotten.

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%%* * HandOfGlory: Yep, this is not forgotten.Shown in the Dark Magic section.



%%* MagicCauldron:

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%%* MagicCauldron:* MagicCauldron: These are mentioned among other traditional witch's paraphenalia.



%%* RingOfPower: Including King Solomon's.

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%%* * RingOfPower: Including The chapter explains these, and mentions King Solomon's.Solomon's as an example.


%%* ElementalPowers: You didn't expect this chapter not to have this, did you?

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%%* * ElementalPowers: You didn't expect this chapter not Every nature spirit has powers that correspond to have this, did you?whatever object or element they embody.



%%* WillOTheWisp: The Phantom Lights section.
%%* YowiesAndBunyipsAndDropBearsOhMy: Well, bunyips at least.%%What about them?

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%%* * WillOTheWisp: The Phantom Lights section.
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section mentions them as leading travelers astray at night.
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YowiesAndBunyipsAndDropBearsOhMy: Well, bunyips at least.%%What about them?least, which are described as dangerous water spirits.



%%* BigfootSasquatchAndYeti: Every single one of them.
%%* GiantSquid: Of course.

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%%* * BigfootSasquatchAndYeti: Every The chapter mentions every single one of them.
%%* * GiantSquid: Of course.They're mentioned in the Sea Monster section.



%%* SeaMonster: Naturally.

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%%* * SeaMonster: Naturally.A section of the chapter is devoted to them.



%%* {{Pegasus}}

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%%* {{Pegasus}}* {{Pegasus}}: Is included in the Magical Horses section.



%%* {{Unicorn}}

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%%* {{Unicorn}}* {{Unicorn}}: Unicorns have their own section.



%%* HarpingOnAboutHarpies

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%%* HarpingOnAboutHarpies * HarpingOnAboutHarpies: Harpies are mentioned as being dangerous and smelling terrible.


* {{Leprechaun}}:

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* {{Leprechaun}}: They're mentioned to be rich fairy cobblers, and can trick the unwary who go after their gold.

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