Remember, when taking a Selkie to always hide her skin well


Selkies are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land. These mythological creatures from the sea are found in Irish, Scottish, Faroese, and Icelandic folklore. The stories frequently revolve around female selkies being coerced into relationships with humans by someone stealing and hiding their sealskin, often not regaining the skin until years later upon which they commonly return to the sea, forsaking their human family. Male selkies are described as being very handsome in their human form, and having great seductive…

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