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 Handsome Monkey King is getting too powerful. There are beings in the universe who do not like that, and they're about to pay him a visit.
From Chinese legend, a monkey becomes a king and, deciding that isn't good enough, challenges the gods themselves
Antigone battles an authoritarian state in the form of her uncle, Creon.