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Dragon Tales

The Book of Dragons, by Edith Nesbit – What creature represents fantasy in general better than the dragon? While the general portrayal of dragons makes them nasty, ravenous thieves, it’s certainly not unheard of for them to be noble and … Continue reading

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Underwater Basilisk Weaving

If you’ve read the Harry Potter books, you have a general idea of what a basilisk is. It’s a mythical snake with incredibly poisonous venom that can destroy pretty much all life, and even its breath and glance can kill. … Continue reading

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