He’s a sulky old salt who transports souls across the River Styx to the gates of the Underworld.
But not for nothing. Oh no. First you have to pay him a silver coin. Don’t forget to place one under your tongue before they bury you. And even then he might refuse if you haven’t been properly buried.
Charon Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kharon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Escorting Souls
Area of expertise: Psychopomp, Ferryman, Death
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1776
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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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