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Annwn

land of joy and beauty without disease or death. [Welsh Lit.: Mabinogion]
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A memorial on a cliff pays tribute to the dozens of souls who died in a mass suicide, and the locals believe without question in the existence of an otherworldly realm called Annwyn.
Based on the novel Sheep by Simon Maginn, The Dark is, nevertheless, most undeniably set in Wales, with much of its eerie back-story focusing on the classic myth of Annwyn, named after the Celtic legend of 'a realm where all things are possible and not bound by the constraints of time or space'.
According to local handyman Dafydd (Maurice Roeves), a nearby clifftop was the site of a mass suicide when a cult leader persuaded his followers to jump on to the jagged rocks below in order to reach the ancient Welsh "heaven" of Annwyn.