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THE SEA WAS CALM, BUT RATHBRAZE WAS NOT...
Posted on March 18, 2008 6:19 PM
Are you going to post a picture of a dragon every time a great of science fiction dies?
Jonathan Hohensee |
March 18, 2008 9:50 PM
March 18, 2008 21:50
A seething cauldron of hormones was raging thru her system. Her time was now, but there was a dearth of mates to be had. She pondered whether she and her sisters had been hasty in driving off the males during the last summer solstice. She was not in a mood to be trifled with.
March 18, 2008 10:58 PM
March 18, 2008 22:58
No....but I feel a caricature coming on.
john Cox |
March 18, 2008 11:21 PM
March 18, 2008 23:21
Lancelot had approached her during that last solstice. He no longer thought of himself as a "dragon slayer."
The animal rights activists had succeeded in having them declared a protected species...they were, after all, a benign creation of "mother nature"...the only real evil was man. (The environmentalists were silent, however, as dragon breath had been shown to be the number one contributor to carbon-based-lifeform-generated global climate change.)
The constant retorts that he only hunted to pump up his inadequate machismo had worn down his resolve...and the constant harping about "assault swords" & "tactical lances" made him feel self-conscious just for owning those weapons--much more so to carry them.
Nonetheless, he decided to approach the dragon, & he implored her & her sisters to take their YAZ.
They summarily dismissed his pleas, roasted him in one breath...& then they ate him.
I retrospect, perhaps it wasn't all that wise to approach the dragons. After all, they were large enough to eat a horse in one bite, & were apt do so...AND...his suggestion for them to "Have a happy period" may have been insensitive...but maybe they did overreact just a tad.
March 19, 2008 4:28 AM
March 19, 2008 04:28
Rathbraze continued to turn the problem over in her mind. The conclusion was quite simple, there's never a male around when you really need one. It's all their fault!
March 19, 2008 10:31 AM
March 19, 2008 10:31
It should not come as a suprise that the career of artificial dragon inseminator was usually a very short one. Most found themselves "burned out" after just one difficult recipient.
March 20, 2008 12:04 AM
March 20, 2008 00:04
Go ahead and pull my tail one more time! Then we'll see if you still think its funny.
March 20, 2008 1:07 PM
March 20, 2008 13:07
Drew: Wow! Talk about pressure to perform!
March 20, 2008 5:18 PM
March 20, 2008 17:18
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