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Bad Dragon


I write so that one day I may finally stop writing and be free, but these damn new ideas keep finding ways into my brain. I need to write more to keep up with them.

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A dragon comes across something so alluring that everything else in his life loses value.

[This story is part of the 1000 words contest.]

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The crystal is literally tantalizing:

Tantalus tried to feed 1 of his sons to the Gods. As punishment, he was eternally thirsty and hungry with water and food perpetually just out of reach.

11248824 You know what? I'm going to change the title.
Dangling -> Tantalizing

And... he didn't grow in spite of this overwhelming need?

This feels like a public service announcement Ember cooked up to warn young dragons about losing sight of friendship when confronted with something more tangible. There's a stiff artificiality to everything that keeps me from reaching full immersion. Still, thank you for it and best of luck in the judging.

11267866 Greed alone is not enough. Perhaps if he got the crystal, he'd grow.

This feels like a public service announcement Ember cooked up to warn young dragons about losing sight of friendship when confronted with something more tangible.

A cautionary tale, indeed.

There's a stiff artificiality to everything

It's a reflection of my soul.

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