The Three Witches

    Team » The Three Witches appears in 176 issues.

    The female personification of vengeance, which takes the form of a trio of witches.

    Short summary describing this team.

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    "The Witching Hour. And they come. The One who is Three. The We who are They. The Hecateae..." -- Dream of the Endless (Morpheus).

    Names often referenced in other literary works:

    • The Three-in-One
    • The Hecatae
    • The Witch Queen
    • The Fates
    • The Kindly Ones
    • The Three-Who-Are-One
    • The One-Who-Is-Three
    • The Three Witches
    • Maiden, All-Mother & Crone
    • Weird Sisters

    "For me, you will always be the three graces, ladies" -- Dream of the Endless (Morpheus).

    Aliases for the Furies include:

    • The Three Graces
    • Cynthia, Mildred & Mordred
    • The Eumenides
    • The Erinyes
    • The Norns
    • The Charities
    • Fortuna
    • The Parcae
    • The Moirae

    Greek Mythology

    The Furies punish those who commit murder upon one of their own family, harassing them into taking their own lives. Because Morpheus had mercifully helped his son Orpheus die, and because Lyta Hall sought vengeance on him for claiming her own son, Daniel, she was able to utilize the Furies to attack Morpheus.

    The Furies in Comics

    • Three witches, with the names of Cynthia, Mildred and Mordred became horrific hosts of the anthology Witching Hour published by DC Comics and Vertigo which personifies this Greek team.
    • Morpheus summoned the Furies to provide answers in Sandman #2
    • Thessaly summoned the Furies in the Sandman story arc "A Game of You"

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