Solar eclipses might be rare, but they come up all the time in the stories we tell. From Inuit folklore, when the moon god catches up with the sun goddess after a fight, to Stephen King mysteries, when murderers seem to come out for the kill: Strange things seem to happen during eclipses, no matter who’s telling the story, when they’re telling it or where they are in the world.

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