In 1349 CE, a knight named Gorzione was hired by the government of the island of Rhodes to rid them of a troublesome critter... a dragon. Despite being beaten badly, and being horribly sickened by the poison the beast was exhaling, Gorzione managed to win the day and took home a hefty paycheck. Is it true? There's no one to ask about that now!
This is the main illustration in my article on the Dragons of Europe at my Monsters Here & There website. [MonstersHereThere.com]