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A person’s exact double. Seen since early times and sometimes known as a ‘Fetch’.

The word Doppelgänger is German for ‘look-alike, literally a “double goer”.

How do I recognise them?

This is fairly obvious.

Where will I find them?

Encounters seem to be random.

How do I get their attention?

They are often as surprised as the person seeing them.

How do I escape?

You can’t.

General information

A vardoger is a double in Norse mythology who performs actions in advance.

In folklore seeing your own double is an omen of death.

Percy Shelley and Abraham Lincoln both claimed to have seen their doppelganger.


Ancient Origins. 

Encyclopaedia Brittanica. 

10 Disturbing Tales.

Spirit or Omen?

True stories. 


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