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DagonDagon
photo1website1Dagon is in the Bible a deity worshiped by the ancient Philistines, represented as a fish-tailed man.

no photoDana
photo0website0Dana, in celtic mythology, is the wife of King Beli, sister (or mother) of Dagda and mother of the gods. In fact, she appears as an actress in no great mythological tale. Her name is simply mentioned.

DanielDaniel
photo1website0Daniel (also spelled Dânêl), is a fallen angel. The Book of Enoch tells us that Daniel is one of the twenty Grigori's leaders (each of them commanding 10 angels). He is the one who taught the "signs of the sun…

no photoDark-energy star
photo0website0A dark-energy star, in astrophysics, is a hypothetical compact astral body, that only a minority of physicists believe they can be another explanation for the astronomical observations of black hole. Dark energy …

Dark FantasyDark Fantasy
photo7website0Dark fantasy is a genre halfway between fantasy and horror. Another definition of genre is "a kind of horror story in which humanity is threatened by forces beyond human understanding".

no photoDeadly snake
photo0website0A Deadly snake is a snake who kills his prey using venom from its fangs, such as the cobra for example, or by suffocation, such as the python. They may also attack humans if necessary.

Death gameDeath game
photo1website0A death game is typically a game in which opponents fight to the death for their own survival. Mostly, they have little choice or are forced to fight.

DeathDeath
photo3website0Death is the personification of power that destroys life, often represented in art and literature as a skeleton or an old man holding a scythe. Not to be confused with a Ankou, who works for him, even if its appe…

DemeterDemeter
photo1website0Demeter in Greek Mythology is the goddess of cereal grains, daughter of Cronus and Rhea and mother of Persephone. She is associated with Cybele; her symbol is typically an ear of wheat. The Eleusinian mysteries w…

DemigodDemigod
photo2website1A Demigod is a being with partial or lesser divine status, such as a minor deity, the offspring of a god and a mortal, or a mortal raised to divine rank.

Demon slayerDemon slayer
photo3website0A Demon slayer is a man or a woman who hunts down demons escaping from hell to cause havoc in our world. See Ashura (directed in 2005 by Yôjirô Takita) and Constantine (directed in 2004 by Francis Lawrence) to …

DemonDemon
photo20website0A demon is an evil spirit or devil, especially one thought to possess a person or act as a tormentor in hell.

Demos OneiroiDemos Oneiroi
photo2website0Demos Oneiroi (literally Land of Dreams), in Greek Mythology, is a region located in Hades, according to sources in the vicinity of the White Island, on the way taken by the wandering souls after crossing the riv…

no photoDesert planet
photo0website0A desert planet is a type of planet whose surface is completely covered with sand. This kind of planet is often use a backdrop scenary in Science Fiction like for the planet Tatooine in Star Wars or Arrakis in Du…

DevilDevil
photo2website0The Devil is in Christian and Jewish belief, the chief evil spirit also known as Satan.

DhampirDhampir
photo4website0A Dhampire in the folklore of the Balkans, is the child of a vampire father and human mother. Its powers are similar to those of vampires, but without their usual weaknesses. They are supposed to be good vampire …

no photoDinosaur Rider
photo0website1A Dinosaur Rider in fantasy and science fiction is a person able to ride a dinosaur with or without saddle. He may sometimes also use his dinosaur in a battle or a fight against another dinosaur.

DinosaurDinosaur
photo11website0Dinosaur is the name used for creatures that were living on Earth long time ago. They are placed, according to their hip structure, in two distantly related orders (see ornithischian and saurischian ). Some of th…

DionysusDionysus
photo1website0Dionysus in Greek Mythology, is god, son of Zeus and Semele. He was originally a god of the fertility of nature, associated with wild and ecstatic religious rites; in later traditions he is a god of wine who loos…

no photoDisaster
photo0website0Definition of Disaster, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

DiscworldDiscworld
photo1website0Discworld is a fictional world created by Terry Pratchett for his fantasy novels.

DjinnDjinn
photo6website0A Djinn in Arabian and Muslim mythology is an intelligent spirit of lower rank than the angels, able to appear in human and animal forms and to possess humans. There are several kinds of Djinn: - The 'Efrits (…

no photoDokiel
photo0website0Dokiel is an angel who is mentioned in the apocryphal work of the Testament of Abraham. He is, along with Pyriel, the only angel whose duty is to examining the soul of each person brought to heaven after their d…

Dracula castleDracula castle
photo6website0Dracula castle is located somewhere in Transylvania and is home of Count Dracula.

DraculaDracula
photo13website1Dracula is the Transylvanian vampire in Bram Stoker's novel entitled Dracula written in 1897. The name Dracula is a variant of Drakula, Dragwlya, names given to Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), a 15th century princ…

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