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Death really scares people. Even though I'm really just a caretaker of souls, this artist seems to think I'm a scary skeleton who plans to attack the Valkyries during Valhalla (so not going to happen!). [Ludvig Abelin Schou, "Hel og Valkyrien: Skizze til Ragnarok [Hel and the Valkyries: Sketch to Ragnarok]" in P. Johansen, Nordisk Oldtid og Dansk Kunst, 1907. p. 107] Public domain.