What is it about dragons? Every tradition has one or, at least, East and West each have their own mythical variant of the diabolical beast.
Australia doesn’t really belong to either tradition, which is probably why we have to resort to recycling dragons…
It’s understandable. Who wouldn’t want a pet dragon or two with which to smite thine enemy?
When I stumbled across this quiz on Twitter, I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m gonna be a dragon!’
I mean, a Fish? Seriously??
Talk about boring old reliable.
But then I got to thinking. We all descended from fish, right? Even the dragon…
First the fish, then the legless lizard, then the four legged fire-breathing fiend.
Really, that makes me the First and Original badass.
Stonefish. Australia’s master of camouflage – the most venomous fish in the world!
It reminds me of one of my favourite songs, End of May by Keren Ann.
Close your eyes and make a wish
Under the stone there’s a stonefish…
Hold your breath and roll the dice
You haven’t seen me disguised yet!
One step wrong, and dragons be gone!
I guess that means there’s more to fish than meets the eye. So now I’m cool with that :)
Happy End of May, friends of the blogosphere!
What House do you belong to? Any secret powers you possess?