Ah, Halloween: the one time of year when it’s completely appropriate to scare the fecal matter out of loved ones and friends. If your goal is to make sure children can’t sleep at night, a disturbing urban legend is just the ammunition you need.
When discussing the folklore of the paranormal, and the evolution of historical fact into myth, we tend to look towards the long term. Events that happened in the 1700's evolve to become something more than they ever were, facts blurred by the passage of time.
There are a lot of strange things out there and while some reports make headlines others sound to strange to be true. One account that is downright terrifying is that of the mysterious creature known as 'The Rake.'