The Rake is a creature believed to be a humanoid in appearance, with several references in folklore and horrific urban legends, originally appearing on the internet as a Creepypasta. The creature reportedly attacks humans for unknown reasons and often causes its victims great psychological trauma. Several theories as to its development Rake point towards internet threads and online discussions; however, others believe alcoholic delusions fueled the idea of the creature before then. Pale Crawlers, also known as ashmen and palemen are humanoid beings known for their distinctive pale, hairless, ashen skin and emaciated appearance. They average 5-8 feet in height upright, but are typically seen crawling on all fours in a hunched position, giving them the name “crawler”. How are these two seemingly disparate entities related? Are they related? Either way,
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Extreme Graphic Violence
Violence Against Children
Mental Health Crises
Violence Against Animals
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