Common Ghost Facts
A ghost that is seen by more than one person is known as a
Ectoplasm is a substance that is left behind by a
ghost. It can vary in color, size, and texture. It is
usually a liquid and has a distinct smell.
Southall has identified four reasons that a ghost stays in
our world. They are:
The ghost doesnít realize that it is dead.
The ghost has unfinished business in this world.
The ghost feels it needs to say goodbye.
The ghost wants to offer guidance to a loved one.
When a ghost is present, there is usually a cold spot or a
shift in the magnetic field.
Ghosts are rarely seen in person. The most common sighting
of a ghost is one that is captured on film.
Ghosts tend to drain the batteries of any equipment being
used on a ghost hunt.
An orb is a ball of light that is considered the essence of
a ghost. Orbs are rarely seen in person, but show up
frequently on pictures. It is often hard to distinguish orbs
from light reflections and dust particles.
Ghosts have been portrayed as being friendly and kind.
However, ghosts can be very violent.
Anytime an individual approaches a known dangerous ghost,
the individual should use extreme caution. In some cases
ghosts have actually been known to cause deaths.
Books mentioned in this
How to be a Ghost Hunter by Richard Southall