In folklore, pixies (or piskies) are little people with wings who are slightly smaller
than fairies. They are approximately four inches tall and are live in gardens. Pixies desire their own plot
of land, preferably a garden away from people. They like to work as gardeners, but they will not garden
for anyone but themselves. Pixies are in constant conflict for territory with fairies. Fairies are slightly larger
and very aggressive.
According to one myth, pixies were originally Druids who
resisted Christianity. The myth states that the more they resisted the religion, the smaller they grew.
eat a diet of nectar and pollen and live for approximately fifteen to twenty years. However, there are some
myths that state that pixies are immortal. However, pixies are allergic to silver. It burns their skin and can kill
them if it gets into their blood.
Pixies are very quick and sneaky. Even though
they are small and are often depicted as being very pretty and peaceful, they will not hesitate to kill a fairy in defense
of themselves or someone they love. They will also fight to defend their territory.
to steal horses and ponies.