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Thursday, November 23, 2017

A Complete Guide on the Shadowman

There have been various reports of sightings of a shadowman. It appears like a silhouette of a human seen on the rear eye view. They have been a part of the folklores of different countries all over the world. They are sometimes referred to as shadow figure, black mass, or shadow being. Old legends, religious beliefs all referred to this mysterious being. They have been staples of horror stories and folklores.

The History of the Shadowman

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Shadowman |adriannesquick via pixabay
In US, the belief about the shadow people was popularized through a radio talk show. During the radio broadcast, listeners submitted their drawings of the Shadowman. Each drawing depicts their encounter with the mysterious creature. Most of these drawings were online. In most cases, they illustrated them as silhouettes with the shape of the human.

What it Does

Some people reported having trouble in breathing. They claimed that the Shadowman is jumping on their chest. This experience is similar with sleep paralysis. It is also believed that they may be alien creatures. You can repel this creature in various manners. This includes invoking the name of Jesus or other religious entity.

Depending on the country, a shadowman might appear as a malevolent spirit, a restless soul or a guide of the soul to the netherworld. This entity became an inspiration to some of the fiction stories like the twilight zone and The Eye. But there are also stories that tell that the creature is not malevolent. They are also linked with the apparitional experience.

Faceless Creature?

Shadowman is as a man wearing a black coat and a wide tap hat. There were also incidents where it has a blurred image of a man wearing dark clothing. But in every event, the face cannot be distinguished. It seems like their facial features were completely covered with dark images.

There is a shadowman that attacks people. In some cases they suck the life out of their victims. There are also cases that they were a ghost. It can be a ghost of a dearly departed warning his loved ones that something unfortunate will happen soon. It can be a ghost of anyone who has an unfinished business in the walking life, which is why he cannot leave. Once the face of a ghost is beyond recognizable, people have already forgotten his or her identity.

It is also sometime called as “The Hat Man”. The Hat Man found delight in scaring and frightening people. People suffering from methamphetamine addiction reported seeing the Shadowman. They claimed that they encountered the creature after many nights of sleep deprivation. Encounter with these creatures are to paranormal experiences. Accounts about this creature dates back to the early human civilization. Stories about them became the topic of popular novels, movies, and TV series.

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