Chinese Signs: Dragon
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7 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Spring - April
Folklore and mythical tales about the powerful and magnificent Dragon have always enchanted us. Some of the Dragon's magical qualities, albeit illusory, also characterize those born under this sign. Those born in this sign are magnanimous and full of vitality and strength. For them, life is a blaze of colors and constant action. Selfish, eccentric, dogmatic, capricious or terribly demanding and unreasonable, they nevertheless always have a crowd of admirers.
Proud, aristocratic and extremely frank, they form their ideals at a very young age and expect the same perfection and high standards from others. In China, the Dragon symbolizes the Emperor or Male. It represents power and those born in the Year of the Dragon have inherited this. If the youngest child of the family is a Dragon, he or she tends to take on more importance and responsibility than the others and older children born under this sign have made more authority over their siblings than their parents. The Dragon has an inexhaustible reserve of energy. His or her impetuosity, determination and almost religious zeal can blaze like the mythical flames from the Dragon's mouth.
They can do great things and this is lucky as Dragons like to be the center of attention. However if they don't keep a rein on premature enthusiasm, they can burn themselves out and end up in a puff of smoke. Good at all they do, they always create a sensation. This is a lucky and prosperous sign although of all the signs, it is the most prone to megalomania. It's difficult, nay almost impossible, to cross the powerful Dragon as he or she tends to intimidate those who dare to challenge him or her. An angry, irritable Dragon is just like the Big Bad Wolf at your door - he'll huff and puff until the house falls down.
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