Myths and Legends

Welcome visitors into the world of fantasy of myths and legends where heroes have faced mighty armies armed only with their sword, their shield and their courage. Though, we will focus here on dragons, many legends and myths displayed dragons as evil creatures and some other as a representation of good.

Legend is a type of folk narrative. In some ways, legends resemble myths. But myths typically relate events from a remote time long ago and deal with such religious subjects as gods and goddesses and the origin of the universe. Legends are set in the present or in the historical past. Although legends may have religious implications, most are not religious in nature. Legends distort the truth, but they are based on real people or events.

Every society produces legends. They constitute an unofficial or folk history by reflecting the attitudes and values of the group that creates them. In addition, legend heroes possess exaggerated attributes--positive or negative--of special significance to a society. For exemple, many legends tell about dragons to be a representation of evil while holy Knights (or Paladins) represented pure righteousness. Such legends emphasized the courage and fairness of these legendary heroes and keep people in the path of good.

To ride abroad redressing human wrongs,
To speak no slander, no, nor listen to it,
To honor his own word as if his god's,
To lead sweet lives in purest chastity,
To love one maiden only [...]
And worship her by years of noble deeds...

-- credo of the Knights of the Round Table

The majority of societies have both local and national legends. Local legends tell about heroes of a particular ethnic group, occupation, or region. For example, John Henry is a legendary hero of African Americans, and Casey Jones has the same rank among railroad engineers. National legends are shared by an entire people. Many British men, women, and children take pride in the achievements described in the tales of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Urban legends are an increasingly common form of folk narrative. They reflect the anxieties of modern urban living.

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Scroll of Legend - A Stay at the Waters Kingdom
A Stay at the Waters Kingdom

Scroll of Legend - Childe Wynde
Childe Wynde

Scroll of Legend - Jilocasin

Scroll of Legend - Maud and the Wyvern
Maud and the Wyvern

Scroll of Legend - Tannin and the Prophet Daniel
Tannin and the Prophet Daniel

Scroll of Legend - The Bride of the Lindorm King
The Bride of the Lindorm King

Scroll of Legend - The Cooper and the two Dragons
The Cooper and the two Dragons

Scroll of Legend - The Cuelebre
The Cuelebre


Scroll of Legend - The Dragon Prince
The Dragon Prince

Scroll of Legend - The Gypsy and the Dragon
The Gypsy and the Dragon

Scroll of Legend - The Peasant and the Dragon
The Peasant and the Dragon

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