Also called Fairy Lights, Elf-fire, Hobbedy’s Lantern or Night Whispers. No one is quite sure what these distant floating balls of flame are, but they are generally associated with and are sometimes thought of as faeries in the British Isles. Usually known as small winged fairies whose glowing lights can be seen at dusk in the meadows and grassy hills. Known to appear at night in lonely places carrying a lantern. It uses this light to cause travelers to lose their way.