As beings that mediate between heaven and earth, angels have been the focus of both fascination and fear for centuries. For many, the enduring image of an angel is a winged, benevolent baby or adult sporting a halo. But in the past, they’ve been described as fireballs, forms without substance, or massive beings that collect blood or trumpet the end of time. Where did these archetypes come from? Part of the "Fate and Fabled" series.