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Literature / The Story of the Fire Swan

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"The Story of the Fire-Swan" revolves around a young swan with feathers of flame; who is striving to learn how to fly. An online short story by E. G. Castle.

The Story of the Fire-Swan contains examples of:

  • Elemental Rock–Paper–Scissors: Because the fire-swan's feathers are in some way made of flames, they can't develop properly as long as he's in water.
  • Gray Rain of Depression: The fire-swan swims around in one for a time, due to his inability to fly.
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  • The Owl-Knowing One: The fire-swan goes to seek the wise old owl's help.
  • Swans A-Swimming: The protagonist; the fire-swan.


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