Aka : spector, disembodied spirit
Origin : first accounts dated back from Antiquity
Description : The visual appearance of any spirit, ghost, or unusual phenomenon that doesn’t necessarily take on the shape of a human form nor does it show signs of intelligence or personality. Usually they have a translucide human form that let appear the clothing of their period. They can also appear as incomplete, disfigured or headless. Most often, they show up and faint in a second.
Types: Ghosts can come in a variety of forms: children, men, women, animals and demonstrate various feeling. Some will pass without even noticing you, other remain hidden and seem just to focus on frightening you. Some will try to chase you out of their refuge, other will seek attention and even help or guidance.
Apparitions which are not considered as self-induced hallucinations (95% of the cases) are usually divided into 3 categories. These includes “crisis apparitions “ where the vision coincided with the death or endangerment of the person seen, “collective apparitions” where the same figure is seen simultaneously at the same point by two or more observers and lastly “haunts” where is seen in or neat the same place by a succession of independent witnesses.
Time :any time
Records : 100
Location :in older homes, hotels, theaters and cemeteries.
Theory : the spirits of the deceased that remain on Earth, visiting relative
Veracity factor : 8/10 - very few photographies of such apparitions, numerous collective sightings tend to proove that they really exist.
G. N. M. Tyrell provides us with a picture of the "perfect apparition." If the "perfect apparition" were standing next to a normal individual, we would find points of resemblance:
Classification of ghosts