from Galicia Encantada, edition by Antonio Reigosa. Story collected by José María Carricoba Armesto Translated from Galician by Seth Brooks Long ago it was common to keep servants in one’s home to assist with daily chores and labor.
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How to avoid joining a procession of tormented souls
Useful advice in the event you encounter the Santa Compaña in the Galician countryside. Keep this manual handy if your stroll is between 9 PM and 10 PM or between midnight and 1 AM, depending on which Galician you ask.
A Santa Compaña, the Night Ones
Hiding is impossible. Whoever comes upon it joins the mysterious following; at that moment, the end of his or her life is near.