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The Seidh were spirit beings of great magic that were important to Rigante culture and folklore. Some of them dwelt in the Wishing Tree Woods, north of Three Streams village.

Known Seidh[]

  • Bean-Nighe, the washerwoman-of-the-ford. Warriors doomed to die would see her kneeling by a river washing bloodstained clothing.
  • Bean-Si (the Haunting, the Yearning), sister of Bean-Nighe. One look at her stone-white face would fill a man with such sorrow that his heart would burst.
  • The Thagda, the old man of the forest. It was said that if you approached him, and touched his cloak of moss, he would grant three wishes. It was also said that if the Thagda took a dislike to a man he would open his coat, and from his belly would come a mist that would eat away the flesh of a human, leaving only dried bones.
  • The Morrigu
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