Managed to work my way through the game, and got a few more videos to share.
That cinematic/qte/cut-scene with the dragon, included failure for those who dont think there would be anything else to it (shamefully):
And the 2nd Hydra encounter, major props and thanks to Daea for the information. I rummaged through my inventory and found a few rotten foods to be self-induced poisoned to trigger the 'special' ...finishing move, I guess you could call it. My pawns actually did do a fairly decent job cutting me out though, several times. Which made this more frustrating that I was excepting (it really is a lot harder to get them to eat you):