King of the Murgos - Malloreon, Bk 2 Author:David Eddings The Last Dragon. The heavy flapping of wings reverberated down among the trees, and a vast bellow of sound crashed out. Garion saw a huge billow of smoky flame in the sky. Outlined in that was the dragon, even bigger than he had imagined. Her wings might easily have shaded an acre. Her cruel beak was agape, and flame writhed about her pointed te... more »eth. She had huge talons and a long, reptilian tail that lashed at the air as she plunged toward the clearing.
Then Eriond, known before as Errand, stepped out from behind a tree trunk and walked into the center of the clearing as calmly as if merely taking a midmorning stroll.
"Eriond!" Polgara cried.
With a triumphant shriek, the dragon swooped down. Talons extended, she struck at the unprotected young man. Her beak gaped, and sooty orange flame poured forth to engulf him.« less