Encountering a mythic beast fills one less with suprise and more with wonder at the dazzling sight. The dragon of the frontier cave revels in seeing the confused faces of those who witness it.
See Crystal Dragon.
A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures. The English word "dragon" derives from Greek δράκων (drákōn), "dragon, serpent of huge size, water-snake".