Two stories from Russia. On the first, we catch up with the famous witch, Baba Yaga, as we follow yet another young person who has been sent on an errand/to be eaten at the evil witch's walking hut. The second one is about a dragon slayer, Dobrynya, as he makes a wrong turn down in the [...]
Two short stories from Japan. On the first, an old man is in a tree surrounded by demons and faced with a desperate choice. On the second, a farmer finally catches a notorious trickster who has been stealing his lunch, but tricksters gonna trick. The creature is a sad cow! Or a vampire! Either way you [...]
We continue the saga of Reynard where the the classic trickster tries to do good in a world turned against him...and, by his actions, reveals a sinister truth about the world in which the story was written.
We already know things don't go well for Agamemnon, Menelaus, and Odysseus on their way home from Troy, but what about the rest of the guys? Somehow, things go even worse when Nauplius, the father of Odysseus's thwarted nemesis Palamedes, joins the war effort. The creature is a magical Cretan donkey the size and shape of [...]
An awesome story about a young king who wants to do the impossible! And the ill-advised! And, frankly, makes a kind of stupid choice to go into the murder forest that took the lives of his father and six consecutive brothers.
The story of Dobrynya the dragon slayer from Russian folklore is the tale of a young man finding his heroic destiny, from magical hats to skinny dipping and dancing with baby dragons.
Kjartan and Gudrun were always meant to be together, but when the former gets waylaid in a foreign kingdom with a beautiful princess, the latter needs to make other plans. Of course, she accepts the proposal of their mutual best friend, sparking a love triangle that could prove deadly. The creature is a good dog! Who [...]
Our winter Norse saga continues, with our protagonists celebrating Christmas in Norway...and also learning what Christmas is when the king essentially puts a sword to their necks and tells them to convert or die. We’ll also follow Gudrun on marriages 1 and 2, the first ending with a problematic wardrobe malfunction and the second with a [...]
A New Year’s Eve episode where a couple wants to travel through town to make some rice cakes and ends up with more than they bargained for. The creature is a beautiful friend at the pool who may or may not be waiting to murder you.