Today Dragon bravely goes to the construction yard and meets Ellie the excavator and Danny the Dump Truck.
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Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 6:48
Dragon at Work Excerpt:
Sunshine streamed into the cave and gently woke the dragon. The dragon sat up and stretched. The dragon had decided to take the train’s advice and meet some vehicles before finding the people, and today was the day! Although excited to go exploring, the dragon also felt nervous. The curious dragon wasn’t quite sure how it could have both feelings at the same time, but that’s how the dragon felt. Excited to be meeting new friends, and nervous that people might spot the dragon and run. The dragon took a deep breath in and out and set off on the day’s adventure.
The dragon wound through the trees until the edge of the enchanted forest was in sight. On the other side of the trees was the land of the people. The dragon peeked through the branches, curious to see what was there. In the clearing were several garages with different colored doors. They faced each other and centered around a large circle of pavement.
The dragon took a deep dragon breath in and out and felt a bit more courageous. OK, it was time. The dragon stepped out of the forest and walked over to the garages. As it did, the red garage door began to roll up and an excavator rolled out.
The excavator blinked as she grew accustomed to the sunshine. The dragon smiled at her, and looked quite confident, if not for the tail swishing back and forth behind it, nervously. The excavator looked a little surprised. The dragon waved, hoping the excavator would understand. The excavator did. She smiled back and said, “Hi my name is Ellie. I haven’t seen you before. Where are you from?”
The dragon felt relieved that Ellie was friendly, and took a deep dragon breath in and out. Flames gently rolled out of the dragon’s mouth, showing the forest, and then the cozy cave.
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