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Black Shadow Figure

Posted on February 2, 2011

When I was 17 years old I had this encounter and I’m still trying to figure out what happened I’m 30 now. I was sleeping one night in my bedroom which is at the back of the house but you can look out and see the kitchen from my bedroom.

My mother who is a nurse and works all kinds of crazy hours was at  work and because she comes home late I leave the light on above the hood of the stove so once she enters the house she can see where she is going without having to turn all the lights on in the house. It was late, around 2:30 at night, I was sound asleep in my room and for some strange reason I woke up out of my sleep  and sat straight up in my bed which is kind of strange because I am a heavy sleeper. I had my door open in my room and looked into the kitchen and saw a solid black out line of a hooded blacker than black is the only way to describe it standing in my door way it was standing there moving back and forth and when it moved I heard what sounded like heavy chains rattle.

It wore a hat and some  type of cloak. I rubbed my eyes because I thought I was seeing things but it just stood there. I could not see through it as it was solid but could clearly see its shape and form. I wasn’t scared for some strange reason but was trying to wrap my mind around the fact that this was something not of this world. I started to slide out of bed to get a closer look but when I did it slid under my bed and I once again heard the sound of heavy chains being slid over the floor. I turned on the lights and looked where it was standing and under my bed nothing.

I went back to bed trying to figure out what I had just seen, I feel asleep and had the most vivid dream of my step brother and in this dream he had on blue jeans and a white shirt and a red bandana as he was a carpenter by trade and usually dressed this way.

The next morning I got up and showered and go out to the patio as I heard my mother speaking to someone and from around the corner of the house walks Jimmy my step brother I got goosebumps because he was wearing the exact same thing as I saw in my dream. I asked him what he was doing and he said he was over there to talk to mom and had a few things to do but would be back later on and we talk.

I go back in my room and watch TV and the hone rings and my mom screams that Jimmy has been killed in a car accident I am numb because all these things that have happened in the last 24 hours come back to me.

I never believed in ghost or the supernatural before this but my friend told me I may have saw the grim reaper or some sign of Death. He also told me that I maybe sensitive to the spirit world. How is this possible if I never asked for this gift?

I can go places and have that strange deja vu feeling like I have been there before its hard to explain and with people I sense what type of person they are by  just being around them and feeling there energy  if that’s a good way to put it.

Someone who knows more about this please shed some light on these things for me. I really look forward to hearing from some of you guys who know more about these types of things because I’m confused.

Sent in by Deja vu, Copyright 2011 TrueGhostTales.com

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12 Responses to “Black Shadow Figure”
  1. Stephie says:

    Really Interesting. I dont know if what you saw was the grim Reaper but whatever it was I do believe it came to let you know of some sort of dome. As for your Gift.. Nobody asks for that kind of gift. I too can sense positive and negitive energys from people and places and it can be over whelming sometimes. Jus embrace the Gifts God gave you and maybe you can get some understanding for yourself. Thanks for Sharing. May God Bless you and keep you safe!

  2. trolldoll says:

    i’m sorry for your loss! i guess it was writen in the stars, that you and your bro were closer than you thought!

    • Rob says:

      trolldoll have u heard from anna bites back. caretaker,,,,,,how about u… been worried havent seen her on the comment board for a long time

      • trolldoll says:

        no rob, i haven’t and i had been thinking about her this week. i haven’t been on paranormal culture either. i’ll have to go in and look.

      • AnNa BiTeS BaCk says:

        hey rob thanks for caring,you too trolldoll.i have been busy with things and i need to take care of it a.s.a.p.and hopefully soon i will be back.i do go on this site just to check in but thats about it.thanks again for caring that means alot.

  3. Rosie says:

    I think the black shadow figure is the one we call death angel who came to you to let you know something was going to happened. Since it is not a demon or an evil spirit, then you didn’t feel scared. He came here to take your brother with him.

  4. Stevenp says:

    Something like this happened to me also. And also about the energies I can “sense” people sort of like hear their life force it sounds crazy I know, but it some what sounds like a TV that is turned on but has no volume.

  5. Sean says:

    You should look up the words Psychic Medium and Empath (not sure if I spelled the last on right. You r not the only one I have similar gifts. These are not gifts u ask for, you r given these gifts for a reason. You just got to figure out what that reason is. In my case I try to use my gifts to help people to the best of my ability.

  6. Deja vu says:

    This is the author thanks so much for the comments I have looked up medium and death angel as well thanks this helps a lot.

  7. TheMediumKG says:

    Hey i read your post and it strikes me as really interesting.Now i’m a great believer that in the whole sense of things seeing the shadow that was wearing the same clothes and then the guy dressed the same dying.I won’t dismiss this as a mere coincidence.Now explaining it in logic you do sound like you have a gift and not everyone at first wants the gifts they are given but maybe you can develop other skills like Clairvoyance and possibly even Clairaudience in the future.I have heard of people who can sense spirits being contacted by the spirit of someone living and the theory of a lot of people is that as it gets closer to the time the person’s body physically dies and the spirit breaks away from the body that somehow a part of the soul breaks off early and that it resides in the spirit world.Either that or it could be that we humans can somehow know our time is coming soon subconciously and that somehow you picked up on this knowledge.Either way do not worry and although it seems like you cant control it try meditation and learning to open ad close the door to the spirit realm.Eventually when you meet your spirit guides and feel secure you may realise that any gift is amazing.

  8. Trusty says:

    black shadow spirit sightings have been drastically increasing within the passed 50 years, you mentioned vivid dreams just after seeing one? What about before? do you recall having a vivid dream a few weeks before seeing it? There is a common belief that the spirit world, and our world are linked together through us, they say when we dream either our spirit leaves our body and goes to the spirit world, or when we dream we are connected to the spirit world,(It one or the other) and sometimes a deep enough dream (lucid dream) can allow a spirit to completely cross over to our plain, good or evil.

    I don’t believe what you saw was the angel of death. Why would the angel of death appear to you, but come to collect your brother? Black shadow spirits Normally don’t normally take interest in one single person, they normally linger near a certain piece of land, giving people the impression the land is “cursed”, however, on rare occasions they have been known to stalk people, when they do they bring some sort of tragedy to the life of the person they stalk. Your experiance is not uncommon, these spirits (as all spirits) not not bound by the laws of physics, they can actually enter your mind as a form of forced communication. When you had the vivid dream of your brother, the spirit was probably telling you that it was going to do something to your brother. If I was you, I would keep an eye out, if you see it again, you may want to seek out professional help.

  9. tony thomas says:

    i would like if any one would help me on this one,i saw a black shadow man on the top of my stairs when i was 6yrs old,he was standing there,quite a big man abt 6ft in height,i never forgot about it,til 3 yrs ago,i saw it again in the early hours of the morning i was in bed,it was on my missus side of the bed,just standing there a big black shadow,bald head,big man,its been on my mind ever since,thinking about it now,i havent had much luck since i saw it.

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