Cole said to Aegeus, “Son, I wish you were ready. We could use you on this rescue.”
“Not afraid? Maybe a little hunger will make you change your mind. Better yet, the feel of my dragon’s breath on your neck will have you begging for marriage,” sneered Kimball. Kimball only wanted to frighten her into compliance. She was no good to him dead.
Adela, tied to a tree, helplessly watched it all unfold. She was watching the fierce fight close to her and didn’t notice Kimball escape to the back of the cave. There, he loosed his ferocious dragon.
Aegeus landed beside his father. Cole turned and nuzzled him. “I am so proud of you, my flying son!”