THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

Rubin8 October ~ The Chicken Dragon features in a Russian tale that is repeated in anthologies with certain minor variations, but generally features a woodcutter who is so poor he cannot afford an axe and is forced to chop down trees using only a sharpened stick. Naturally his output drops and other woodcutters overtake him until he is forced to sell his two young daughters to a childless baron, although there were those in the area who felt he might have sold one of his horses or some furniture and possessions first or maybe just missed a few Friday night hog roasts. Read more

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