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Silver Bullets: Myth, Reality, and Practicality

Some time ago I began doing background research for a future youtube video on silver bullets (I swear I’ll get around to it eventually – early 2017 hopefully). More than anything, I was curious about where the myth of silver bullets being werewolf killers originated, so I started digging around the internet looking for origin stories. Apparently, this all dates back to 18th century Southern France to the small rural region of Gévaudan, which was suffering from a wave of anthropophagous animal attacks so frequent and severe that they were unusual even for France at the time. Continue reading Silver Bullets: Myth, Reality, and Practicality