Tag: Aslan

Worldbuilding Wednesday 8/3/22: Mythical Lions
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One thing the world has no shortage of are mythical creatures based on lions, as I showed in this post. This is likely the reason there are no manticores or chimerae in Narnia; they would have stolen Aslan’s thunder! There are even more bizarre lion monsters in the world of heraldry, but that’s for another …

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Aslan’s Cousins

Aslan, the God figure in the Chronicles of Narnia series, is but one of a long line of powerful sacred, mythological, orĀ  supernatural lion creatures. And no wonder. Lions are apex predators, golden as the sun in color, and the males have a kingly mane. Tigers may be larger and more eye-catching, but they lack …

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