Why Halloween is celebrated?
Halloween means holy evening or All Saints’ Day. In the eighth century, All Saints’ Day was celebrated to honor saints. The eve of All Saints’ Day was called All Hallows Eve, which then came to be known as Halloween. They also believed that Halloween originates from an ancient Celtic festival called Samhain.
Why are pumpkins associated with Halloween?
When Irish immigrants moved to the U.S., they began carving jack-o’-lanterns from pumpkins, as these were native to the region. … Someone quickly incorporated the folklore about Stingy Jack into Halloween, and we’ve been carving pumpkins—or turnips—ever since.
Extract from Stained Torment
… Open wires wrapped around the handcuffs lead down to an industrial battery, which had a voltage capacity far higher than any standard car battery. Any strain on the cuffs would initiate the current and release the electricity flow again. To make the occasion a prescreening show, the wires also lead to a spotlight above Kora’s head, thus making her pain a well-lit exhibition for Lucifer to enjoy.
The sick trick to this scenario was the fact that the more anyone moved in the chair, the longer the spikes became as the current fueled their growth and penetration into the flesh of the victim. The spikes at the back of the chair were masterfully placed to be located on either side of the spine, so to prevent a spike or two from hitting the vertebra leading to nasty paralysis
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