Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears.
These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.
The aaga of Grettir the Strong, a Viking who's his own worst enemy
Evil Genies, automatons, and magical rings abound when we revisit the stories from 1001 Nights!
How to win friends and influence people and also get beat up a lot in the 12th century.