Our program for March was writing the Fantasy Genre. The contest winner was Cathy Thorp. Congratulate her!
The Queen and the Dragon
I awake once again to the sound of hoofbeats outside the cave entrance. Almost every day now there is one of these heavily armored men riding up to coax me out of my cave. My pet dragon, Char, waits dutifully by the entrance. The men in metal have not been successful, to say the least.
A year ago, I left the palace drama and the life of a young queen to return to my home land; the land of dragons. Here, there is plenty of peace and quiet. Dragons aren’t aggressive creatures at all. They bond with humans in a similar way cats do. The conventional wisdom for cats and dragons is, if you feed them, they’re yours.
I grew up around dragons, Their fire breathing ability enables them to cook their food once they’ve caught it. It comes in handy starting a cozy fire, also.