Faeries are usually thought of as small, shiny beings, with great
charms and tinkly voices. This could be true, but according to mythology,
faeries can range from small creatures to large, human-sized beings.
Often, they are given names such as “the wee folk” or just, simply
put, “they”. Faeries are usually seen most frequently on the British
More famous faeries are the Daoine Sidhe of Ireland. They are
strikingly beautiful, and are of human size. They are devoted to hunting,
riding and fighting. Humbler faeries are smaller sized. Some of these
faeries are attached to places, areas, or families. They are supposed to
protect the family they are in charge of, and can be heard weeping when
something bad happens.
faeries take human babies away, and replace them with their talented
babies, called changelings. Also, time spent with faeries is sped up at an
alarming rate in the “real” world. There have been tales of people
having large and extravagant feasts with faeries, only to find themselves
in worlds several hundred years later when they return home.
However, not all faeries are good, kind-hearted souls. Some, like
goblins and trolls, are evil, or just mischievous, and can wreck havoc.
Some even took their victims to the water, drowned them, and devoured
What could it be?
Faeries could be the relatively modern idea of gods, deities that
came to the British Isles many
years back. Also, the Daoine Sidhe are supposed to be the race that
supposedly went underground when the Celts came. Also, faeries are afraid
of iron, which ties in with the fact that the Celts were the ones who
introduced iron to Britain.
There are no scientific explanations for faeries, but it is widely believed by scientists to be a hoax, although faeries have their scientist advocates.
Faeries may be real. Maybe they’re fake too. One of the most famous faery photos have been admitted to be fake. Only time will tell whether others will confess, or keep to their own secrets.