November 16th is the Night of Hecate, which begins at sunset. Her ability to see into the Underworld, or the “Otherwhere” of the sleeping and the dead makes her sympathetic to those who would generally be shunned out of fear and misunderstanding.
Other gods or goddesses might not feel at home roaming city streets at night, but Hecate is perfectly happy to walk amongst the disenfranchised, the addicted, the intoxicated and the mentally incapacitated.
Able to conjure prophetic dreams, phantoms and psychopomps, who knows what work she attends to on these torch-lit strolls? As Queen of the Night, she sometimes travels with social outcasts and dark entities.
In the past she would typically be accompanied by wild dogs, whose equivalent now would be urban foxes.
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