Yes, I felt they were friendly. Not malevolent.
They seem curious and want to interact.
No, I didnít think they were trying to read my mind.
I think they want my attention.
I think they are a go-between, between us and something else.
Iíve had Ďcommunicationsí with other things in these same woods.
The shadow people are close enough to our reality so we can sometimes see and interact with them.