A 'Doppelganger' is the name given to the
appearance of a mysterious and ghostly double of a living person.
Whilst in common language the name Doppelganger has come to refer to any
form of look-alike or double the notorious Doppelganger of myth are far
Whether appearing to their
counter-part or having been witnessed by those who know that person, the
Doppelgangers are almost always linked with bad luck. Often said
to appear when a person is in poor health the Doppelgangers are believed
to be a warning of danger or an omen of death.
In other cases the Doppelganger is said to try
and claim control over their other halves life, attempting to torment,
destroy or even kill them. Doppelgangers are often thought of as
evil twins, physical copies of their protagonist, but with radically