PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.
The story has many familiar dragon motifs found throughout Western culture, in particular St. George and the Dragon, in which maiden sacrifices were made to appease a harassing dragon. St. George's tale also includes a sacrificial lottery resulting ... ...
The damnedest thing is she was twice the man of anyone else in the village, and now she's twice the woman.
Greil: Would that I was as clever as her father.
"Twice each year, at the Spring and Summer Equinox, the king selects a new victim." The seasons are: Spring-Equinox (Day and Night of equal length); Summer-Solstice (longest day, shortest night); Autumn-Equinox; Winter-Solstice (Shortest day, longest night). There is no Summer equinox.
$2,407,939 (USA) (28 June 1981)
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