What if your reflection is not actually you, but in fact it’s a demonic creature watching and waiting. Each time you visit the mirror it get’s stronger, it learns better how to mimic you, how to be you. When it’s ready it will emerge from the mirror devouring you and taking your place. - Creepy spooky stories to give you nightmares
Mermaids are mythical and legendary sea-dwelling creatures of European & Asian folklore, resembling a woman, with a human torso, but having a fishtail or tails instead of legs. Mermen are also heard of, but have a secondary role in the lore of the sea. Other similar water spirits include nymphs, dryads, oceanids, hamadryads, naiads, nerieds, oreads, and undines. Mermaids are supposed to be able to lure imaginative, amorous men to destruction by enticing them into the depths .
Griffin. The Griffin is a legendary creature with the head, beak and wings of an eagle, the body of a lion and occasionally the tail of a serpent or scorpion. Its origin lies somewhere in the Middle East where it is found in the paintings and sculptures of the ancient Babylonians, Assyrians and Persians. In Greek mythology, they took gold from the stream Arimaspias and, neighbors of the Hyperboreans, they belonged to Zeus.
In mythology the Tuatha De Danann are believed to be shapeshifters. This could be thought of in terms of having the ability to alter the perception of another individual; making one believe that reality is different from what is actually going on. Shapeshifters are also known as changelings.
Viking house door. The raised platform and the massive threshold protect, to some extend, from flooding and drift snow. The two mythological creatures protect from trolls, and dark elves, who want to steal your shadow, and cast madness into your eyes... Well, so the wise old woman said... Better safe than sorry, right?