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mythology - salamanders or fire fairies

Salamanders are fire elementals, the unseen intelligences who allegedly inhabit the element of fire. They are described as invisible beings of fire. Belief in the existance of nature spirits is common to all cultures throughout history. They are said to have been here since the beginning of time, and to have created the landscape of reality. They are usually attached to a specific place. Some are describe in a human form, others are like animals or half-human, half-animal; some are helpful, others deceitful or malevolent. They are normally invisible to humans. As a fire elemental, the Salamanders’ domain are the forest fires, lightning (specially St. Elmo’s Fire), light and fire orbs, volcanoes, fire and all it encompasses.