The Riders are a mysterious group of people who go around France on horseback. They go around taking people's souls in exchange for a mark. Although originally offered as a choice, if one doesn't accept they are forced.
- 3 unnamed riders
- Mark of the riders: A tattoo like mark that is put upon people either by choice or by force. It is meant to mark them and protect them against an unknown force.
- The taking of souls: The riders go around taking the souls of people. It is unknown as to why exactly they do this. However the mark is said to let the devil in. Which is what possessed the shepherd with the mark to murder his family.