Storybeater unpacks the literary tropes and traditions surrounding the British folklore hero Robin Hood.

How has Robin Hood evolved? Why is archery a popular skill for heroes? What's the definitive trope of a Robin Hood story? Who is the best Merry Man, why are some Merry Men more iconic than others, and how gay is Will Scarlet? Anthony and Andrew discuss all these questions and more!

Plus, what we're reading and what we're writing!

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