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Title: Something wiccan this way comes  
Creatures: Anubi, demons
Very tall, wearing long black robes, Anubi have large, shiny jackal heads with long snouts, blank staring eyes and
large black claws

The first record of the Anubi originated in ancient Egypt in the Nile delta.
They were demigods, followers of the god Anubis, who decided the fate of the soul upon death. After betraying Anubis, the Anubi were cast off to live a mortal life and to die a mortal death.
Decades after their banishment, as the Anubi began to grow weak, they went to a witch to demand a spell that
would return them to demigods before their imminent death.
When the witch couldn't help them, they killed her and drank her blood. It is in this way that they discovered that they gained strength from the blood of witches and could live forever off their blood.

Anubi drain the blood and keep it in canisters to be stored and used later. They need to drink only a bit at a time.
They can be vanquished by a Power of Three spell.

vanquished by Piper

Tessa, Taryn, Tina, evil witches

heir powers:
Tessa: invisibility
Tina: telekinesis
Tessa: levitating

vanquished by Piper
Potions/Rituals: Redication Rite

Blessed Lady, on this night we thank thee
For all those who have come into our lives
through your love,
For all those who share with us your wisdom
and your light,
For all the fruits of your strength and power
And for the promise of the gifts yet to come.
We thank thee humbly for granting us
peace on this night.
Peace without and peace within.
Lady and Lord, accept our words of devotion
on this blessed night.
We thank thee for our faith and dedicate our
lives once again to your good name.
Let your power live within us throughout
the season and throughout the year
So mote it be
Spells: -  
Cover: Cover  
Background info: Anubis
Summary: Paige Matthews is new to the whole "Power of Three" thing, and looking to explore her powers. So when she reads of a Wiccan convention taking place just outside of Las Vegas, she thinks it's a great opportunity for her and for her sisters to learn more about their witchy ways. Though the girls are all over saving innocents, they aren't that heavy into Wicca practices, and Paige thinks the retreat could be enlightening.

Piper and Phoebe, however, aren't so sure. They're certain that while they spend their days battling honest-to-badness black magic, their so-called supernatural sisters will be nothing more than a bunch of blessed wanna-bes. Soon though, they hear of a rash of murders committed against practicing Wiccans, and making an appearance at the convention becomes top priority. But as they head for the desert campgrounds, are the Charmed Ones headed straight for disaster?

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Author/s: Emma Harrison
She is an editor-turned-author who has worked on many series.
She never misses a Charmed episode.
Published: Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster UK Ltd.)  
ISBN: 0-7434-6248-3  
Timeline: season 4, Cole and Phoebe just got engaged
Cole is human
shortly around the summer solstice
Main characters: Paige, Phoebe, Piper
Cole, Leo, Darryl
Trivia: -  
Bloopers: Darryl is constantly misspelled as "Daryl"  
Rating: humour: 1 out of 3
tension: 0 out of 3
story: 0 out of 3
style: 0 out of 3
Summary: 1 out of 12  
  Don't let the title fool you. Nothing wiccan in this book and apart from tossing cliches in the author has not given much thought about wicca.
Read if you are very desperate.
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