There were ten tongues within one head
And one went out to fetch some bread,
To feed the living and the dead.

–Old Riddle

Black Dog is a follow-up short fiction written by Neil Gaiman in the story collection, Trigger Warning. It takes place after the events of American Gods (Novel) and The Monarch of the Glen.

Shadow spends time in England with a couple and their ghosts.

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The Bar Guest Edit

The Gibbet Edit

The Cuts Edit

The Kiss Edit

The Living and the Dead Edit

The Riddle Edit

Places Edit

People Edit

Myths Edit

Notes and trivia Edit

  • In the British Isles, a Black dog is a nocturnal apparition regarded as a portent of death. It is also a metaphor for depression.[1]

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