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no photoBaal
photo0website0Baal is a male fertility god whose cult was widespread in ancient Phoenician and Canaanite lands. But he is also known to be one of the seven princes of Hell.

no photoBalam
photo0website0Balam in demonology is a great and powerful king of Hell who commands over forty legions of demons. He gives perfect answers on things past, present, and to come, and can also make men invisible and witty. Balam …

no photoBalder
photo0website0Balder, in scandinavian mythology, is the son of Odin and god of the summer sun. He was invulnerable to all things except mistletoe, with which the god Loki, by a trick, induced the blind god Hödur to kill him.…

no photoBanshee
photo0website0Banshee in Irish legend is a female spirit whose wailing warns of an impending death in a house.

no photoBaphomet
photo0website0Baphomet is the name given by some occultists of the nineteenth century to the mysterious idol that the Knights Templar were accused, rightly or wrongly, to revere. Most often represented as a winged man with a c…

no photoBeball
photo0website0Beball is one of the King of Hell.

no photoBeelzebub
photo0website0Beelzebub is the name of a Devil who is one of seven princes of Hell, but also a Philistine god (II Kings 1:2). The origin of the name comes from the late Latin Beëlzebub, the Hebrew translation of ba‛al zĕ …

no photoBehemoth
photo0website0Behemoth, in christian belief, is a mythological beast mentioned in the Book of Job.

BelialBelial
photo2website0Belial is one of the seven princes of Hell and a demon in the Bible, Christian apocrypha, and Jewish apocrypha.

BelphegorBelphegor
photo1website0Belphegor, in demonology, is a demon who helps people to make discoveries. He seduces people by suggesting to them ingenious inventions that will make them rich.

Bermuda TriangleBermuda Triangle
photo1website0The Bermuda Triangle is an area of the western Atlantic Ocean between Florida, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico where a large number of ships and aircraft are said to have disappeared mysteriously.

no photoBigfoot
photo0website0A Bigfoot is a large, hairy, apelike creature resembling a yeti, supposedly found in northwestern America. Also called Sasquatch.

no photoBio-Armor
photo0website0Bio-Armor (short for: Biological Armor) is a fictional body armor system which, unlike a powered armor, includes biological parts or nanotechnologies instead of mechanical parts.

BiopunkBiopunk
photo2website0Biopunk is a literary and film genre that describes the world in the near-future where the use of biotechnology is widespread and often used as social control by totalitarian governments or by megacorporations fo…

BioroidBioroid
photo9website0A Bioroid is a partially or fully biological robot. They are sometime genetically engineered as human slaves.

Black holeBlack hole
photo1website0A Black hole in astronomy is a region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape. Black holes are probably formed when a massive star exhausts its nuclear fuel and co…

Black magicBlack magic
photo2website0Black magic (as opposed to white magic) is a type of magic involving the supposed invocation of evil spirits for evil purposes. This magic is so powerful that it is possible to bend the will of the person targete…

Black MassBlack Mass
photo6website0A black mass is a Satanic ritual that usually takes all the elements of a mass of the Roman Catholic Church but in the other way. The most notable symbol is the use of the reverse cross. The so-called experts the…

Body horrorBody horror
photo10website0The Body horror is a kind of horror fiction in which terror is mainly focused on the graphic degeneration or destruction of the body. This kind of fiction may deal with the putrefaction of tissues, disease, mutat…

BoogeymanBoogeyman
photo1website0The Boogeyman (also spelled bogeyman or bogyman) is an imaginary amorphous evil spirit that has the power to change shape depending on the fears of the child he is terrorizing. Parents use it as leverage to scare…

Bounty HunterBounty Hunter
photo1website0A bounty hunter is someone who captures fugitives in exchange for a bounty (monetary reward). The latter can be also called bounty killer if an assassination is requested to collect the bounty.

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