The ancient city of Selene is beset by a fearsome dragon that demands a terrible tribute of a maiden. Even the king's bravest knights cannot overcome the loathsome creature, and it's up to a dashing adventurer to save the king's daughter from the beast's fiery attention.
A thrilling collection of adventurous stories told with stirring energy and brimming with excitement. Includes the classic tale "The Sword in the Stone", whereby a young man, encouraged by the great wizard Merlin, accepts a challenge that will forever change his life; "St. George and the Dragon", in which a bold knight charges in to save a beautiful woman as she awaits a terrible fate at the jaws of a fierce dragon; and "Jabberwocky", Lewis Carroll's short poem about a brave young man facing a terrible beast.
It is a time of turmoil in old England. King Uther has died without an heir, and all the lords are fighting to become the new king. The wizard Merlin convinces them to ask for a sign from above, which comes in the form of a magnificient sword embedded in an anvil and stone. Whoever can remove the sword from the stone will be the next and future king.