A classic dragon hunt! 😀
Sue Bridgwater is one of my earliest literary cronies and my brilliant go-to-gal for all things editorial. With Jano, she was one of my first roleplay sparring partners with her bardic character Saranna, who is also a different, demi-godlike protagonist in the Skorn series.
When he reached the town it was quiet and the wooden gates were closed.
“Hallo there, Lassian! Open your gates for an emissary from
A head appeared above the parapet over the gate, and
Athellon was scrutinised carefully.
“From Lavrum, eh? What’s your business?” “Killing dragons.”
“Oh. It’s a while since we had one of them. You’d better come in.”
The gates opened and Athellon entered the town. Lassian was a town for horses. All the streets were broad and all the people were on horseback, even small children. A crowd of riders gathered round Athellon as he rode through the gates and at first they ignored him and examined his mount. “That’s a king’s horse,” one said. “Are you the king?”
“No. My name is Athellon and I have been sent by the King to rid you of the dragon. Where can I find it?”
“Oh, don’t worry…
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