The dedication page to our new poetry book reads:
“Dedicated to the many men who have graduated from Helping Up Mission – you give us courage for the fight. Sic semper draconis”
Here’s the story behind that obscure Latin phrase, as told by our chaplain Vic King.
“Thus Always to Tyrants”
Behind the Tyrants: Dragons
Here Be Dragons
What had to happen was Aslan’s work – the lion had to carefully claw the dragon skin off of the boy. Here is how Lewis describes it, in Eustace’s voice: