Dragon fuck and other mythical creatures getting it down
Often, people come to actually believe in these inventions of human fantasy to some degree. This usually happens through a combination of misunderstanding, ignorance, and plain old imagination. Take the unicorn, for instance:. Illustrations by Marija Tiurina; background textures by Getty Images.
The 'Game of Thrones' dragons purrs are actually recordings of tortoises having sex. The hit HBO fantasy show features three fire-breathing creatures owned by the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen - played by Emilia Clarke - and one of the giant flying lizards named Drogo gets its voice from the peculiar source. Paula Fairfield, the show's sound designer, told WNYC radio show Radiolab: "The groan of the male actually became, with some work and adjustments and stuff, the basis of Drogon's purr with Daenerys. She named that dragon at Khal Drogo, her hot late husband, so Drogon is like her lover. He's whistling at her all the time, he's whistling at her butt and saying, 'Ooh baby. Paula decided to give the three dragons their own personalities in order to bring the mythical creatures down to earth.
A brief history of the world’s most storied legendary creatures
Under a variety of names , they were common to the stories of all Germanic peoples ,  although they are perhaps best known from Scandinavian folklore. The related English knucker was generally depicted as a wyrm or dragon , although more recent versions depict the spirits in other forms. Their sex, bynames, and various transformations vary geographically.
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