publication date: Saturday, July 16, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)

category: Legends

clue: When it's time to take your father's place in the Army, you don't let a little thing like gender (or a dragon voiced by Eddie Murphy) stand in your way.

explanation: Hua Mulan was a legendary soldier who pretended to be a man in order to take her father's place in the imperial army. In a 1998 Disney film based on her legend, she was accompanied by a dragon voiced by Eddie Murphy. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Justin Hampson, Bob Miller, Lori S., Dave Stoppenhagen, Derrek White, and Richard Deckard

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Richard Deckard.

Military History Week This goo was part of Military History Week.

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