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SabbatSabbat
photo3website0The Sabbath is an assembly of demons and witches engaged in nocturnal orgies. The Sabbath usually takes place at an intersection or in some wild and lonely place with a lake, pond or marsh nearby, to bring thunde…

SalemSalem
photo1website0Salem is a city on the Atlantic coast of the United States, Massachusetts, the scene in the late seventeenth century a mass hysteria which led to a terrible witch hunt. Dozens of victims were accused of witchcraf…

SamaelSamael
photo3website0Samael is an important Archangel in the Talmud and post-Talmudic tradition, a figure who is accuser, seducer and destroyer. He was regarded as both good and evil. Samael is described in the legend as a member of …

SamuraiSamurai
photo8website0A Samurai is a member of a powerful military caste in feudal Japan, especially a member of the class of military retainers of the daimyos.

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photo0website0Samyaza is a fallen angel of apocryphal Jewish and Christian tradition who were the leader of the Grigori. His name in hebrew means "infamous rebellion". It is said that Samyaza knew the explicit name of God and …

SandmanSandman
photo1website0The Sandman is a mythical figure in the folklore of Central and Northern Europe who brings in the night, sweet dreams by sprinkling magical sand onto the eyes of people while they sleep.

Santa ClausSanta Claus
photo1website0Santa Claus (also known under the names of Father Christmas, Saint Nicolas, or simply "Santa") is a character who has legendary, mythical, historical and folkloric origins, in many Western cultures. According to …

SatanSatan
photo5website0Satan is the name of the Devil. It is said in the Judeo-Christian belief that he was a fallen angel who rebelled and challenged God. Back to that time when he was an angel, Satan was known as Satariel (also spell…

SatyrSatyr
photo4website0A satyr is, in Greek Mythology, one of a class of lustful, drunken woodland gods. In Greek art they were represented as a man with a horse's ears and tail, but in Roman representations as a man with a goat's ears…

ScarecrowScarecrow
photo3website0A scarecrow is an object, usually made to resemble a human being. They are found in fields where crops are growing to scare away birds. But in horror or fantasy movies, a scarecrow can be sometimes alive, or be u…

Science fantasyScience fantasy
photo7website2The Fantasy and Science Fiction share a sub-genre called Science Fantasy, which has many attributes related to science fiction, such as in space travel and laser guns, but also contains elements of sizes that are…

Science fiction WesternScience fiction Western
photo1website0Science fiction Western is a literary and film genre which incorporates elements of science fiction but whose action is set in the Wild West. It is different from a Space Western, which is a Western whose backdro…

Science FictionScience Fiction
photo7website3Science fiction is a genre of literature and film that bases its story in a near or distant future. Recurrent themes revolves around the scientific and technological progress, major social or environmental change…

Sea MonsterSea Monster
photo4website0A Sea Monster is a beast living and hunting under water (usually at sea). There is basically three types of sea monsters, the dinosaurs trapped in underwater caves or living in underwater pits (They may have evol…

Section 9Section 9
photo6website0Section 9 (公安9課) also known as Public Security Section 9 is a fictional Law enforcement/intelligence agency under the Japanese Ministry of Home Affairs. It was created by Masamune Shirow for its cyberpunk m…

Self-healingSelf-healing
photo5website0Self-healing is the ability for an individual to regenerate his own wounds or to make regrow again a lost member like the lizards.

SeraphSeraph
photo1website0A Seraph is an angelic being, regarded in traditional Christian angelology as belonging to the highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy, associated with light, ardor, and purity. The chief of the Seraphi…

no photoSeraphiel
photo0website0Seraphiel is the chief of the Seraphim, the highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy. He is also one of eight judge angels and a prince of the Merkabah. He is described as an enormous, brilliant angel a…

Serial killerSerial killer
photo3website0A serial killer is someone who kills at least three people over a period of more than a month, with a "reflection period" between each murder and whose motivation for killing is largely based on complacency and i…

no photoSeth
photo0website0Seth, in Egyptian mythology, is the god of evil. He is the jealous brother of Osiris and the husband of Nephthys. He is the red-headed twin with perverse nature, more inclined toward homosexuality. He will stop a…

no photoSeven princes of Hell
photo0website0The seven princes of Hell are: Baal, Beelzebub, Belial, Leviathan, Lucifuge Rofocale, Mephistopheles and Moloch. However, if Weir (a german demonologist of the 16th century) is right, Hell has 66 princes, each c…

ShamanShaman
photo3website0A Shaman is a person regarded as having access to, and influence in, the world of good and evil spirits, especially among some peoples of northern Asia and North America. Typically such people enter a trance stat…

ShapeshiftingShapeshifting
photo3website0Shapeshifting, in science-fiction and fantasy, is the ability for a person or a being to change their physical form at will.

no photoShedding
photo0website0Shedding (especially within reptiles and insects species) is allowing its skin or shell to come off and be replaced by another who grew up underneath. In science fiction, many alien species and other monsters us…

S.H.I.E.L.D.S.H.I.E.L.D.
photo1website0The S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division) is an espionage and law-enforcement agency in the Marvel Comics Universe led by Nick Fury as executive director, under the j…

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