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Writing Challenge 2014 January (Finished)I looked up at the castle, so tall it loomed over us. Then I looked to my brother.Writing Challenge 2014 January (Finished) by JesseZafiro
"Are you sure this plan will work?"
"Of course. As long as we both keep our heads and do our parts this should work fine."
"If the dragon surprises you--"
"Don't worry about that. Just get the princess and get out."
Sword clapped a hand against my shoulder.
"Just get her out and keep her safe. That's all you have to worry about."
Even knowing that Sword's plans had rarely failed us yet, I couldn't help wishing he had put a little more effort into it.
Sword opened the castle door. A wave of foul air hit our noses.
My brother held his sword loosely in one hand and walked forward. I slid my arm through the straps of my sheild and followed after him.
The dragon was in the Great Room of the castle. It was smaller than I expected, and its scales were a deep, rich purple color that faded to pink at its claws, back ridges, horns, and nostrils. It was standing frozen in the middle of the room, its snout raised in
Writing Challenge 2014 January (Unedited Original)And that was how we ended up standing outside the ruins of an ancient castle. Black smoke rose from inside and out some of the windows. Where the dragon was.Writing Challenge 2014 January (Unedited Original) by JesseZafiro
"Do you understand the plan?"
"Just go find the princess and get her back to the village. I'll kill the dragon and meet you back there."
"I know, I understand."
I didn't like this plan, I felt like something was going to go wrong. But my brother had never failed yet when it came to making plans. When he made them, that is, instead of just flinging himself into the action like he usually did.
The castle was pretty small, and when we entered it was clear the dragon was in the great room. And theory said, the prncess would be beyond that.
Looking in the great room, we saw the dragon. It was smaller than I expected, but I felt revulsion for it all the same. Its scales were a deep, purple color and its claws were even darker, turning almotst blood red. Swrd gripped my shoulder and snuck into the room. I followed behind making