Friday, 3 April 2015

The Morrígan


The Morrígan was the Celtic goddess of war, life and death. A shape-shifter, she could appear in many different forms including a young woman, a crone, a child, or as a trio of sisters called Bodh, Macha and The Morrígan. As a war goddess she would appear in the form of a crow to warriors in battle and egg them on to great feats. It didn't really matter what side they were on; it would seem that she just liked a good fight. A member of the magical race the Tuatha Dé Danann, she is part of the Ulster cycle of Irish legends and was a pretty badass lady. Or possibly still is...

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