#AtoZChallenge: D

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Theme: My Favorite Stories in Haiku

For D I do not have a specific story in mind. However, I look to Le Guin, Tolkien, Martin, Rowling, Paolini, Cowell, and Maas and so many others for the legends, stories, and tales of the great magical beast – the dragon.

Dragons make reading fantasy a glorious adventure. They are magical, menacing, mystical and mesmerizing. They are a terror and they are heroic. They are destructive, ageless and life giving. Dragons are portrayed throughout cultures and literature in innumerable ways. Without a doubt they are my all time favorite magical creature. My spirit animal, patronis, familiar, guide, or what have you,  a dragon. And so, without further ado, I give you:

Dragons

Creatures of great lore.

Colorful scales of magic.

Wings that ride the wind.

“‘The brave men didn’t kill the dragons. The brave men rode them.'”                                                                                                                                                      – Viserys Targaryen (“Game of Thrones”)

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