Are extraterrestrials taking people, and why?

We have all read stories about aliens abducting people. Are these stories true? They only thing to do is to read these stories and make your own mind up about alien abductions and sightings.

But alien abduction stories are just a subset of stories that have been circulating since the dawn of time. There have always been stories where gods or magical beings like fairies abducted people for various reasons. Is there a link? Were those legends also reflecting extraterrestrial kidnapping?

Read more about abductions in the articles below:

Why do Aliens abduct human beings?