How the bloodthirsty Valkyries of Norse mythology became a pop culture phenomenon | Stylist
However, the true horror comes not from their malicious scheming, but the object of their work: a grisly loom, made from men’s entrails and weighted with severed heads. “See! Warp is stretched, For warriors’ fall, Lo! Weft in loom, ‘Tis wet with blood,” they sing triumphantly as they weave the soon-to-be tragic fates of warriors.
The creatures are no bloodthirsty heathens, but female spirits of the great god Odin. They are, of course, the Valkyries.