Dragons of the Black Forest

Odwyn knew very little about Varthurst. The few dragons who had visited it all described it in hushed whispers as a shadowy, fearful place, with people just as unfriendly as the forest. All sorts of dangerous creatures lurked in the undergrowth, unseen by foreign eyes. Few non-Varthurstling were ever allowed outside the border towns. —excerpt …

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Oak’s Last Stand

Rain was coming. The air was heavy with its scent. Oak breathed in deeply. He had always liked the smell of rain. It was a smell of life and of peace. There was nothing Oak liked better than standing among his trees and listening to the rain fall through the leaves. This rain had a sharper edge to its scent, which meant it was more than just water. Oak had seen the Tal Forest burn from the fire rain.......