Flames of the Fire-Drake…

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“All the elements can be used to ‘scry’,” smiled the instructor, “but fire is the most difficult because the flames flicker so quickly. To get you started we’ve freeze-framed a fire to give your vision the chance to keep up. Anybody want a go?” …

…”Don’t be shy, there’s no wrong or right with this science.”

“The central figure is St George,” said a reedy drawl from the back of the classroom, “he faces down a dragon which rears before him… Behind him another dragon waits to rear should he overcome the first…”

“Good! What happens to St George?”

“He burns.”

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8 thoughts on “Flames of the Fire-Drake…

  1. Yes, St. George and the dragon. I can’t imagine that it could have come out differently. Although I remembered that he slayed the dragon. So perhaps the dragons did not win out in the end result. Thank you kindly.

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