Thursday, October 31, 2019

Possible Wendigo Encounters

This was back in high school, prom night. I was a sophomore just helping take down decorations, so no booze for me, full disclosure.

I was 16 and it might have been 1 am by the time I was driving home from the train station where prom was held (actually a really nice venue, TBH) in rural southern VA. At the time I drove a 1994 F-150, which was built like a tank. I wasn't super familiar with the roads around the train station, but the one I was on had cornfields on both sides for a few acres back, then it turned into deep woods.

So I'm headed home doing maybe 45 when all of a sudden half of my truck pops up and down like I've just hit the mother of all speed bumps on one side, and having just got my license, I was like 'oh f*ck me' so I pulled over to make sure I hadn't blown a tire. I put the truck in park and look back for a second and see this huge mass just laying in the middle of the road that 100% was not there when stopped.

My first instinct is 'I just killed someone's dog' and my heart drops. I've got my hand on the door handle, ready to go see if this dog is OK when the hair on my arms stands up. On instinct, I look in the rear view mirror to see the thing getting up. And at first I was stoked, maybe surprised that is was bigger than I thought, but stoked that it was alive, and then it really stood up.

Like, on two legs.

Mind you, this was all illuminated by break lights in the middle of fucking nowhere, and I was pretty freaked out. But when it stood up, I could tell it was kind of hunched over, and even then it was almost as tall as the 9 or 10 foot corn in the fields. Massive rib cage, emaciated, long face, hollow looking thing just stands up and looks dead at me before shuffling across the road back into the fields.

I drove home, cried a bit and went to sleep. Found a massive dent in my fender the next morning and knew I had really hit something. Messed me up for a good while and now I still don't like driving at night. BB


What really ATTACKED our horses?

My sister and I took a ride on our horses a few days ago and I would say our horses are fairly spook proof. They sit still when we shoot rifles off there backs so when they got spooked at a tall dark twisted figure in the corner of the woods we flipped out and booked it back to the barn. We rode them straight into the barn sucking down so we wouldn’t get knocked off they ran straight into there stalls. My sister was in a separate stall opposite me with her horse. We locked the stalls and bolted the doors shut from the inside. This was a feature I never thought we would need. Dead bolts on the inside of a stall and wood window covers there was no way inside. I heard it chase us what ever it was had been following us closely through the field I think we barely escaped. I didn’t even notice my horse was bleeding on her left hip. I felt her kick while we were riding away but I didn’t think something had actually got her. She was sweaty and I could see the white in her eyes. I stood away from the window and the door.

My Father must have seen us or it because we heard gun shots coming from the right side of the barn going towards the field.

I called out to Cheri (not her real name) asking if she was OK. She was but her horse was hurt just like mine.

She asked if I saw what it was that scared the horses. I told her I barely saw anything. To be honest I still don’t know what it was. But it was thin and dark, and smelled rotten. It left claw marks deep in our horse back sides. They’ll have matching scars but I don’t think they’ll let us take them back to the woods. They haven’t left there stalls for two days.

My dad described it as a really mutated and mangled dog he shot at it when it started to run into the barn he made it bleed but we haven’t found the body. To be fair he was pretty far away from it so he didn’t see it really good.

What is it? I’ve heard of skinwalkers and Wendigos so I thought I’d post my story and ask

We have no clue to this day. But it always comes back at the end of every month without fail and kills our livestock. It hasn’t come this close to us before but now it’s become a scary problem. EP

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I Am the Word: A Guide to the Consciousness of Man's Self in a Transitioning Time

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Monsters of Texas

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Beyond the Seventh Gate: Exploring Toad Road, The Seven Gates of Hell, and Other Strangeness in York, Lancaster, and Adams Counties

Bigfoot in Pennsylvania: A History of Wild-Men, Gorillas, and Other Hairy Monsters in the Keystone State

Wood Knocks Volume 1: A Journal of Sasquatch Research

Wood Knocks Volume 2: A Journal of Sasquatch Research

Wood Knocks Volume 3: Journal of Sasquatch Research

The Black Eyed Children

Strange Intruders

The Essential Guide to Bigfoot

The Lake Michigan Mothman: High Strangeness in the Midwest

Hunt for the Skinwalker: Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah

The Monster Book: Creatures, Beasts and Fiends of Nature

A Menagerie of Mysterious Beasts: Encounters with Cryptid Creatures

The Mothman Prophecies: A True Story

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The Zozo Phenomenon

The Djinn Connection: The Hidden Links Between Djinn, Shadow People, ETs, Nephilim, Archons, Reptilians and Other Entities

Beyond the Seventh Gate: Exploring Toad Road, The Seven Gates of Hell, and Other Strangeness in York, Lancaster, and Adams Counties

The Beast of Boggy Creek: The True Story of the Fouke Monster

Lizard Man: The True Story of the Bishopville Monster

Momo: The Strange Case of the Missouri Monster

Beyond Boggy Creek: In Search of the Southern Sasquatch

The Beast of Bray Road: Tailing Wisconsin's Werewolf

Real Wolfmen: True Encounters in Modern America

Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms, and Odd Phenomena

The Royal Arch of Enoch

The Real Men In Black: Evidence, Famous Cases, and True Stories of These Mysterious Men and their Connection to UFO Phenomena

The Van Meter Visitor: A True and Mysterious Encounter with the Unknown

Monsters of West Virginia: Mysterious Creatures in the Mountain State

Venus Rising: A Concise History of the Second Planet

Final Countdown: Rockets to Venus

Cosmic Ray's Excellent Venus Adventure

The Brimstone Deceit: An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, and Monstrous Miasmas

Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions

Voices From the Cosmos

Humanoid Encounters Series - Albert S. Rosales

Monsterland: Encounters with UFOs, Bigfoot and Orange Orbs

The Chilling, True Terror of the Black-Eyed Kids: A Monster Compilation

Beasts of Britain

Abduction: Human Encounters with Aliens

Passport to the Cosmos

Weird Winged Wonders: The Twilight World Of Cryptid Creatures

Fingerprints of the Gods

Into The Fringe: A True Story of Alien Abduction

The Candle and the Crossroads: A Book of Appalachian Conjure and Southern Root-Work

Creole Religions of the Caribbean: An Introduction from Vodou and Santeria to Obeah and Espiritismo, Second Edition (Religion, Race, and Ethnicity)

Slenderman: From Fiction to Fact

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Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers

Grimoire for the Green Witch: A Complete Book of Shadows

The Lost City of the Exodus: The Archaeological Evidence behind the Journey Out of Egypt

Moses and Akhenaten: Brothers in Alms

The Crystal Bible

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Winged Cryptids: Humanoids, Monsters & Anomalous Creatures Casebook

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Mothman Dynasty: Chicago's Winged Humanoids

Haunted Rock & Roll: Ghostly Tales Of Musical Legends

Angel Medicine

Toward the Light: Rescuing Spirits, Trapped Souls, and Earthbound Ghosts

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Owl Medicine

Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic: A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure

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Energy Essentials for Witches and Spellcasters

Powwowing Among the Pennsylvania Dutch: A Traditional Medical Practice in the Modern World (Pennsylvania German History and Culture)

The Mothman Prophecies: A True Story

Operation Trojan Horse: The Classic Breakthrough Study of UFOs

The Eighth Tower: On Ultraterrestrials and the Superspectrum

Our Haunted Planet

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