15 Facts About Peter Pan
Peter Pan is one of the world's most enduring modern myths. The tale of a young boy, his band of burrowers living in a tree, and the pirates who try to kill them somehow has become as popular and ubiquitous as Little Red Riding Hood or Cinderella. Their adventures with Wendy Darling and her brothers as they explore this odd fantasy land, come into conflict with the fairies, meet the racist caricatures, and get tempted with a life of piracy have been adapted countless times, and are known throughout the world. But what about Peter Pan himself? The man, the myth, the slightly abusive father figure to a bunch of runaway children he pseudo-abducts or finds after others have neglected him? This Faggin of a twink. What about him?
Here are some facts, myths, and stories about the infant bird that became a magical cult leader and abducted children away to Neverland like some horrifying Pied Piper of London.