The North of Europe, Selkie Brides and an Out There Thought

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In Celtic and Norse mythology, selkies or selkie/seal folk are mythological beings that can transform from seal to human by shedding their skin.

The standard folk tale is the tale of the selkie bride, wherein a human man steals a selkie woman’s sealskin and forces her to marry him. The story always ends with her finding her skin and returning to the sea, but…

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