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Heroic legends (5 letter answer)

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The answer SAGAS is common and appears about once every 225 puzzles.

Related Clues

Adventure stories
Adventure tales
"Beowulf" and others
Continuing stories
Epic narratives
Grandiose tales
Heroic tales
Heroic works
Historical writings
Lengthy yarns
Long stories
Long tales
Multigenerational stories
Multigenerational tales
Novel forms
Stirring stories
Tales of the PAst
Thick novels
Trilogies, often
Drawn-out tales
Long-winded stories
"The Lord of the Rings" and the like
Many Michener works
No quick reads
Norse myths, e.g.
Soap operas, essentially
Tales of derring-do
"The Thorn Birds" and others
"War and Peace" and others
Long, drawn-out stories
Old Norse family tales
Short stories they're not
They may span generations


SAGA as a noun:

1. a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account