U for Unicorn – #atozchallenge
The fabled horse-like creatures with a single horn protruding from their heads. They represent purity, virginity, etc.
Who knows where these things originated? Was it the rhinocerous?
The drunken delusions of an insane bard, centuries and centuries ago?
They’ve been the target of all types of speculation in fantasy stories. Terry Brooks has a unicorn play a major part in The Black Unicorn. Mercedes Lackey has them in her book, Fortune’s Fool. There’s The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle – which I have not read, but heard much about.