For centuries, Western philosophies have interpreted the dragon as a symbol of explosive violence, and, frankly, that's rather one-sided. By (Saint) George, there has existed a notion that the basilisk is always bad, born to be slain. However, there's a wide spectrum between Sirrush and Smaug, representing everything from our highest wisdom to our basest behavior. By summoning any of these creatures, storytellers can count on a passionate rise from their... More >>>