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Yggdrasill Is Its Name

I look at you and wonder,
Of days that shall come by,
And of a tree that I didn’t yet see.

The snow is falling, … 141 more words


Ammit the Devourer of the Dead [Egyptian Mythology]

Hello everyone! Ever wondered what would happen if someone decided to mix a Lion, a Hippopotamus and a Crocodile together? Well, the ancient Egyptians did and it was truly a terrific creature! 56 more words

A Year of Themed Book Reviews - January: Blood Donation (Vampires): I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

I Am Legend and Other Stories by Richard Matheson
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Though the cover gives no indication, this edition actually includes not just the novel I Am Legend, but several short horror stories mostly themed around vampires and other supernatural creatures or events. 873 more words


Taniwha, Part 2

I mentioned on Wednesday that the taniwha of New Zealand were guardians to their own, but could be dangerous to outsiders. In fact, taniwha could be man-eaters as much as any other dragon. 427 more words


Shahnameh: Zal and Rudabeh

Zal and Rudabeh

Anon it came about that Zal desired to see the kingdom. And he set forth, and there followed after him a goodly train, and when they had journeyed a while they marched with pomp into Cabul. 6,748 more words


Let’s All Go to the Movies!

Sure, we know that Lord of the Rings, Hunger Games, and Harry Potter are modern examples of the Hero’s Journey, but there are a l-o-t of other popular films that also fit Joseph Campbell’s monomyth. 233 more words