The Encounter Part 3The Encounter Part 34 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
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Part 3: Footprints
Dr. Troy drove me home, where he told my parent about my "fall", I said nothing and just went along with it, I wasn't going to start talking about dragons and have them take me into hospital thinking I'd gotten brain damaged or something.
Confined to the house for the rest of the day and Sunday, my Mum making me "rest", I just milled about and tried to get my homework done, which is kind of hard to do when you've got something else quite as big as a dragon on your mind. Especially a girl dragon.
I couldn't stop thinking about it all that week, I was distracted in class and kept doodling wings in the margins of my exercise books, and at night I dreamt of her.