Tonights Saturday Night Creature Feature is an Irish folklore of the Banshee in celebration ofSt. Patrick’s day! She is a messenger of death and usually died so brutally that her spirit stays to wander the earth warning others when a violent death is upon them.
She is usually depicted as a woman with long fingernails and sharp teeth. She has been seen as both old and young. Her mouth is usually open in a painful and loud scream that tortures the spirit of those still living. Looking into her bloodshot eyes also meant an instant death. To see her foretells a imminent death in the family she is haunting. She usually wears a cloak of white, red, or black, her hair long and pale usually hiding her face.
Banshees are also known to wander through the woods wailing in the dead of night causing fear in those who hear them. Her scream causes no harm but can be painful and heartbreaking to hear. It is also legend that if a person can hear the wail constantly the person may go insane.
Powers: She is considered a spirit or ghost in most mythology and doesn’t bring harm to anyone. People confuse the banshee believing she brings death but she only gives a warning of death. Once the family member has passed she is the souls guide to help them pass safely into the afterlife. She is mostly known for her scream and wails of pain.
Weakness: No weaknesses known. She is a messenger of death and unfortunately unless you are immortal this will happen to all of us.