mine field.....invisible to you...but I could see it just in time....thus the dive....I'm afraid we are expected." He fidgeted in the saddle as he mulled the news over. The damn Red Dragon was more cuning then he thought it might be. So the element of surprise was no longer a factor. He clenched the hilt of his mighty 2-handed sword and spoke once again to his friend as she leveled out her flight just inches above the tree tops of the Forest Primus. " Then lets not keep the Bastard Devil spawn waiting, make for the cavern and lets meet this foe head on."
traps ....illusionary and real he has set for you.....I am near if you need my strength." Thomas crossed over the caves threshold and entered a hazy hall of sorts, huge to the human eye. A blast of sulfur accosted his nostrils as he move around the perimeter of the huge opening. His face was hit as with a blast from a furnace, hot rushing air, but he saw nothing in front of him. "Alright you Demon Spawn I know you be here....show yourself and lets bring this battle to its end."
There was a mighty roar and the Cavern shook. " Why should I give you any type of consideration human.....If you wish to slay me....you shall have to find me." and with that the Red Dragon laughed. " Thomas " the voice beckoned in his mind. " Draw a pentagram in the ground with your blade and stand within it.....then you shall see and be protected from the foe." He started to scratch out the magical symbol. The Dragons laughter was growing closer, but he could not tell from which direction as the sound reverberated off the caverns walls. Faster ... Faster he drew in the dirt ... Closer and Closer the laughter came towards him. Damn if it didn't mean to swallow him whole and excrete his remains in a pile on the cavern floor. He finished the diagram and leapt to the middle.
his companions' anguish as the words were uttered and the Red Dragon fell dead. "Thomas try to speak aloud as you humans are so fond of doing " the Golden spoke to him in his mind. But when Thomas try to speak nothing, not even a grunt passed his lips. He was cursed with having no voice and now he was truly alone with only a Dragon for company. In the years to come Thomas would undertake many quests and finally find his one true voice but alas that is a tale for another day.....Fini