implied tf, perma, storybook
"So, you know how you turned us into kobolds, so we could have an adventure and learn how to get along?"
"Well, now we get along."
"Great! Then it's time to-"
"And... actually we were sorta hoping you wouldn't have to change us back."
"Oh? For how long?"
Two little paws emerged from beneath the pile of copper coins, batting at the golden thread.
"They said raising a dragon would be difficult, but honestly so far it's been like having an an expensive cat that occasionally sets the drapes on fire."
"So like owning a cat then?"
"Don't touch, the mama bird will smell you and reject it!"
Every time I was told this my skin would crawl.
I'd circle back, scoop up whatever chick I found and deposit it back into its nest.
Every time, there was never an issue, but then, perhaps it was because I had an affinity.
I'd brush twigs out of my feathery hair and wonder; how could any parent reject their child?
Maybe the humans who said that were capable of it.
"What news from the world of men?" the dragon asked.
The witch gave him a look.
"Ah, the world of humans," the dragon said.
The witch told him.
"I see," said the dragon. "Hm. It was your grandmother who taught me to 'do no evil'."
"I know. Is that enough?"
"It is not. Let's go."
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"If you're going to fake paying attention with Zoom backgrounds, make it a looping video"
Asexual, autistic dragon who likes the idea of becoming a rubbery soft-robotic dragon. H+ otherkin. Pronouns TBD.
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