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Drainpipes and Dragons

Dragons are a mainstay of fantasy fiction, and of course have appeared in a number of video games. Even Metroid has them, and that series is more science fiction than fantasy. Dragons in the Super Mario universe in particular are … Continue reading

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Tarasque Syndrome

The blog Daily Window on a World of Wonder recently featured pictures of St. Martha with a dragon-like creature, which obviously intrigued me. It turns out that this creature is the Tarasque, a monster with six legs, a shell, a … Continue reading

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