Tag Archives: gnolls

Hyrule on the Hog

Years ago, I wrote a post on how common people turning into pigs is in mythology and fantasy. More recently, this post on Power of Babel also addressed the theme of pig-people, specifically that of orcs with the heads of … Continue reading

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Gnolls on a Roll

I’ve never played Dungeons and Dragons, but you can’t really deny its place in the realm of fantasy, both as a repository of creatures and concepts from earlier myths and stories and an influence on later ones. I was thinking … Continue reading

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