The Three Fates: Clotho - spins the thread of life; Lachesis - draws the lots & determines how long one lives by measuring the thread of life; and Atropos - the inevitable, who choses how someone dies by cutting the thread of life with her shears.
DEVIL In Mesopotamian mythology Mamitu was the (sometimes) goat-headed Goddess of Destiny, who decreed the fate of the new-borns. She was also worshipped as Goddess of the Oath, later a Goddess of Fate and a Judge in the Underworld.
The Norns - Norse - govern fate, Urd - what has been, Verdandi - what is, Skuld - what is to come. They spin the threads and weave the tapestry of fate for each person's life. The length of the thread is the life span, even the Gods have their own threads
Jackie's Book of Fire. This book is filled dark magic. Jackie is still learning how to control her powers and how to contain them within spells. She doesn't really pick up this book because it could turn her into a Dark Witch.