Legend of the Dragon Breath - Part 8
The verdant land of Lasia
slowly decayed to waste,
With disorganized seats of power
anarchy flourished through the years.
War and protestation
spread across the land,
Many thinks now of the instability
perpetuated by their Monarchs insane demand.
Such is the nature of humans
faced with that which they do not understand,
The realm in topsy-turvy
blames vary from whom spoke at the stand.
While the Dragon stayed put in its castle
not once did it show a strand,
Maybe prowling around the courtyard
or the symbolic throne seat of command.
But let us forget for a while
these problems at hand,
And focus our story
to this mythical character of the land.
What we know of this fiery dragon
and its fireball of death,
The anti hero of the story
with a formidable flaming breath.
We know that it once guarded gold
and other treasures buried deep,
We know that it came from the south east
across the wild wide open seas.
Some thought it descendant of Typhos
the hydra of a hundred heads,
But this dragon is more likely of Pontos
a watery serpent borne of the shores.
Even the wisest sage can hardly decipher
the true nature of this fiery salamander,
Spawned deep beneath the bossom of Gaia
a creature unique and rare.
But such idle speculations
is a waste of imagination I now say,
For we shall now shift that moment
where our Dragon was engaged in a lively wordplay.
Heavy fogs settled around the castle
like a foreboding omen of death,
Stifling all noise from the outside
muffling anything inside the dearth.
Away from prying eyes and ears
hissing and laughing sound eerily emanate,
At the hearth of the once grand throne room
two creatures talking at a jovial rate.
'Aaah, I did hate all the humans
blamed them for stealing my Gold,
First time I flew out of that cavern
I did not really think of anything good.
Revenge perhaps and exacting justice
retribution in blood was all in my mood,
I did not understand the land around me
I was hungry, angry and cold.'
'Everywhere was bright green terrain
so unlike my subterranean domain,
The first time I saw this castle
it was magnificent or so it seems.
But unlike my gold filled dwellings
everything here is fake and fading,
had you not helped me do the mending
I would have ruined everything dear Human friendling...'
Typhon or Typhoes was the offspring of Gaia and Tartarus while Pontos or literally the 'Sea' is also an offspring of Gaia in Greek mythology. Also, some of the plot in this chapter is not clear as it is referring to a future event, this will be explained later.
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