Questions tagged [dragons]

Dragons are mythical beasts. Dragonlore varies from culture to culture and from tale to tale. If asking about dragons in a specific work always use alongside the work tag. Do not use if the question simply mentions dragons. Also use alongside [story-identification] if looking to identify a story where dragons were prominent.

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Cartoon about a boy who can create portals, and whose parents may have been dragons

The cartoon had a boy that could create portals, and if I remember correctly his parents were dragons. One of the main characters died, and later they found out he wasn't dead. Then they found his ...
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Book set in a time of dragons featuring a boy and his dragon saving their homeland from weird monsters [duplicate]

I have been trying to remember the title of a book I read like a year ago. It is based in a time of dragons and the two main characters in the book is a boy and a dragon. The boy and dragon are ...
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Which was the first fantasy story to feature human-dragon hybrids?

I was watching Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken (2013) and a character in there is said to be a Dragonoid, the offspring of a human and a dragon. Then I remembered Dragon Quest (2020) also features a ...
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Young adult book about siblings with powers and dragons [duplicate]

I'm looking for the name of a young adult book I read maybe twenty years ago about a girl and her younger brother hiding out in a castle with a secretive owner. Both siblings have some sort of power, ...
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Is the dragon consumed by Doctor Strange in "What If...?" S01E04 the same as the one seen in "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings"...?

In the fourth episode of Marvel's What If...? series, an alternate version of Doctor Steven Strange learns that he must consume mystic beings in order to reverse an absolute point in time in his ...
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A nineties/possibly early 2000s Fantasy series

Cannot for the life of me think of the name of what I’m pretty sure was a three book series, here’s what I can remember: There’s a barbarian invasion of some more civilised nations, a few of the ...
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Trying to find a short story where a dragon is impersonating a wizard

I just remembered a memory of a short story I read back in middle school. From what I remember, the story starts off with the 'wizard' blowing smoke into the sky as he looks down on the local village ...
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Book where a black dragon falls for a red-headed human girl, after she is almost killed while running away from her evil brother's men

I am looking for book that has a black dragon falling for a red-headed human girl, after she is almost killed while running away from her evil brother's men, who want to marry her off to the enemy. It ...
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Do the dragons in Game of Thrones have a limited number of fire breaths?

I was watching "The Long Night" and in the scene where the good team was looking out for Dany and Drogon to light up the trenches (but she was trapped in snowstorm), while Jon and Rhaegal ...
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The name of the book/series that had dragons coming back to the world

I am trying to find the name of this book. The ending went something like this - The dragons have now come back. One of the dragons comes and lays her head on the fireplace of the main heroine. But ...
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Manga where the guy’s fiancée goes out with the hero. He sadly isolates himself in the forest, which is the most dangerous place

I'm looking for a manga where the main character goes to the super dangerous forest when his fiancée goes with the hero. In this forest he almost dies, but is saved by the status card that has a ...
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Fantasy book, quest to find gods but they are evil

Book is about the lost gods and for most of the book you want the gods to come back. Along the way there are reptilian people who are trying to help the gods return and you learn that the gods weren’t ...
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Book about a boy who moves to Europe, climbs a wall with one of his friends (who turns out to be a troll), and finds dragon eggs

There was a book I read in middle school about a boy who moves to Europe and moves in with his elders. While there, he finds a stone building in the back; after climbing the wall with one of his ...
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Book about a boy who accidentally hatches dragons at his grandparents' estate

I read a book in 2017, I think; it was about a boy who, for the summer had to go to his grandparents estate in the forest. I remember it was huge with gargoyles on the front gate. He finds a really ...
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Cartoon movie. Something about an anime/game character coming to real life. He used cards to summon dragons or something

I remember watching it in the early 2010s. From what I remember, the protagonist was very energetic and had spiky hair, probably red, and also a sword nail. He was welcomed by a family, as if he were ...
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Movie in which two men ask a dragon three questions

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie in which two young men ask a dragon three questions. I remember that one of the men asks the dragon, "Don't we get three questions?" The dragon ...
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Fantasy novel (series?) involving hibernating dragons who are harvested and a woman in a loveless marriage because her husband is secretly gay

I read this about two years ago, I think. I think the novel opens with the scene where the dragons are sinking into swamp to hibernate until it's time (until the magic returns, maybe?). Some time ...
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Short story about a library that was a dragon hoard

I think this may have been part of an anthology, as it seems like the story was short. I used to read anthologies like "Sword and Sorceress", so it may have been in something like that. ...
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YA fantasy novel about woman seeking revenge on her accuser with the aid of a shapeshifting dragon [duplicate]

I read this book back in middle school, but cannot remember the title. It was a great story, but I can't seem to find it. The book begins with a woman falsely accused of witchcraft by her neighbor. ...
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Looking for a book about talking dragons with no humans

When I was a kid I remember going to a relative's house and reading the beginning of a book about warring factions of Dragons. I was not able to finish before the weekend visit was over. I've never ...
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Book series: last dragon, transformed to a human by a wizard, falls in love with an elf

I remember the book (series) starting off with the slaying of an ice dragon, which is the second to last dragon left. The actual last dragon is friends with a wizard, who turns the dragon into a ...
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Book about dragons hiding in human society

looking for a book about dragons that could disguise themselves as humans. I read this around 2012-2014. It was a YA thing iirc, the story started with an orphan (?) who was adopted by a guy trying to ...
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Fantasy book about about a town where some people had “dragon powers”

I believe it was a book about a town where some people had “dragon powers”. Our main character and his brother both get these powers after laying in the sun too long or something. The powers included ...
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Book where the main character trapped in a well has dragon blood dripping onto him and he slowly turns into one

Looking for a particular book. I read it almost 10 years ago. The main character gets trapped in a (well?) and dragon’s blood drips onto him. The blood slowly turns him into a dragon (Or gives him ...
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Fantasy book about a group hunting down a dragon

This was a fantasy book I was reading in the fifth grade in the mid 2000’s Protagonist of the story was a young boy whose town was attack by a dragon. The boy joined a group of four or five other ...
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identify humorous short story about spicy pizza defeating a dragon

I recall reading this in a collection of short fantasy (possibly sci-fi and fantasy) in a library circa 1990. In the story a man goes off to fight a dragon. I don't recall the exact details but I ...
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Novel where a girl, Sre, hatches a dragon, Blue, to defend her from an innkeeper

I need help to find a book I read years ago on an adult website. The author had a group on Facebook and kept us updated on her stories. Eventually she got a publisher and even showed us what she ...
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An older fantasy book about a primitive girl who lived with dragons

In the 90s I read a 3 book series about a girl who lived with or was close with dragons. They lived in a desert like environment with the dragons having a clan like social structure. The girl had ...
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Book series with a shape shifting dragon girl [duplicate]

Does anyone know the name of the book series about a girl who finds out she can turn into a dragon and has to learn how to? She falls in love with a human guy who is fine with her being a dragon and ...
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Demon's Soul - Where is the tutorial level, and are there two Gods?

Deep under the Stonefang Tunels, past the hall of the Firelurker, the Dragon God awaits in a deep cave for someone to face the fury of their fists.... or to turn them in a dragon kebab using the two ...
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What's the origin of the trope that dragons used to be common but aren't any more?

It's common in fantasy stories for dragons to be formerly common but rare or extinct by the time of the story, for example, in Discworld, Game of Thrones, and perhaps The Hobbit (I can't recall enough ...
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90's (?) fantasy novel where character uses blue ley lines to transform into dragon

I remember at some time in the mid-90's getting a book from my local library where part of the story was a young person, (possibly teens, and I think male), being taught by an elder (maybe human, ...
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Why don't dragons walk like other lizards? [closed]

I just occurred to me that, in all fiction that I can think of, dragons don't move like other lizards. I want to clarify that I'm talking about more traditional 4-legged dragons and not 2-legged ones (...
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SF story about crocodiles being dragons [duplicate]

Decades ago I read a short story about a scientist who had a theory that crocodiles were dragons, but stuck in the pre-flight, pre-flame stage. He experimented, and finally produced a method of ...
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Recent book about a disease that turns people into half-dragons

I remember someone telling me about a book but I can't remember who it was to ask them the name, so I'm hoping someone could identify it. It's a relatively recent book, since they bought it last ...
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Fantasy trilogy from the 90s where guy starts out as the only person dragons are afraid of, and by the third book he turns into a dragon

I'm pretty sure it was under one of those banners like D&D or similar. And I remember an early scene in the first book where the guy has to ride a horse and gets incredibly saddlesore to the ...
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Movie with dragon and thing that looks like Godzilla

See this video: In it, at 1:52, there is a clip of a movie with a dragon and a Godzilla-like (maybe Godzilla itself) creature. I have a crazy idea that it might be ...
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Dragon shifter novels

I remember reading a book but at the time couldn't find the next in the series and never got back to it. The book is at least 15 years old and there is a minimum of 3 books in the series. It had two ...
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Short story about military airships and a dragon corps

I'm looking for a short story that appeared in an anthology of either fantasy or science fiction stories. I believe the story is called "The Day is Saved" Personal Honor was an important aspect of ...
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80s or 90s Fantasy novel, part of series. Castle talks to wizard, 2 headed dragon fights itself

USA English paperbacks. Pretty sure it was a trilogy. The covers were quite colorful. One I remember had a man standing before a chained up 2 headed dragon. I remember little of the story. In Fact I ...
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Book about a girl going to a dreamworld or other dimension with dragons

I remember reading this book as a child (probably 10-12 years ago, making me around 12 to 14 years old) when I started learning the English language (native Dutch speaker) by reading books. So I'm ...
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How fast do Drogon, Viserion and Rhaegal grow compared to the dragons of the past?

In season 1 we see And in season 8 we see How fast do they grow compared to other dragons?
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What was the inspiration for the 'draco vulgaris'?

Is the draco vulgaris (first described in Guards! Guards! (1989) inspired by the pseudodragons found in Dungeons and Dragons? I recently learned about them and find many similarities: small winged ...
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Book: suicidal girl is saved by a dragon in human form, dragon community faces internal strife

Read this book several years ago for free on my Kindle. It began with a girl's attempted suicide interrupted by a man. I believe he heals her? We later find out he is a dragon. He lives with several ...
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What did Robin Hobb call a group of dragons?

Robin Hobb towards the end of the "Realm of the Elderlings" series called a group of dragons something and I can't for the life of me remember what it was or find it in said books or online. Anyone ...
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What would Fiendfyre do to a dragon?

Dragons are supposed to be spell and fire resistant so it's expected that the effects of a fire spell won't hurt them. However, the Fiendfyre spell is extremely powerful dark magic, cursed flames ...
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How big is Ancalagon exactly? [duplicate]

I've had this question for a while now and it's: How big is Ancalagon exactly? I mean, I've looked over thousands of explanations but it keeps on changing. So I'm asking now, how big exactly is this ...
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Book series about a dragon from his point of view, only male left in his litter

There was a book I read my freshman year that I can't remember at all, but it starts with a dragon who was born as what is considered "weak" but turns out to be the strongest of his siblings, so he's ...
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Novel about small dragons which have power over fire or water; they become your friend if they hatch for you

Small dragons, each have different powers, over fire, or water, if I remember correctly. You don't own them, but when they hatch for you, they are your friend and tend to stick with you. It was a full ...
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Children's Book of short stories about dragons

I am desperate to find a book I owned around 2005. It was a collection of short stories about dragons, and I'm sure that some of them had been published elsewhere and were by well-known authors. I ...

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