A great dragon is one that cannot be moved. One that cannot be tamed.
One that cannot be conquered.
Regardless of motive, or origin, or place, that is the markings of a true dragon as accepted by dragons. Dragons fear other dragons, as long as they have made themselves known. As long as a dragon has made an element its own. Has made its mark upon the earth.
That is how dragons come to be.
How they come to be known for what they’re known for.
Fire breathing dragons. Ice dragons. Dragons of storm and wind. All kinds of dragons, born from all sorts of elements. Proven to be conquerers of this earth. Proven their lordship over part of the natural world.
A dragon chooses which element to make its own. They work with it, mold it into their bones, into their scales. Into every fiber of their being. The element a dragon picks is essential to where their heart lies. How they come together.
Or break apart.
As some of us are prone to do.
For some of us, it’s all we know how to do. Continue reading “Shattering Dragon”