A Sheep In Dragon's ClothingA Sheep In Dragon's Clothing9 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Bernice yawned and smacked her lips sleepily as the early morning sun slanted in through the open window and warmed her backside. Sighing happily, she snuggled deeper into her soft bedding and began once again to doze off.
Why had that term popped into her head so suddenly?
She shrugged mentally and resumed drifting blissfully off towards the misty lands of sleep once again.
Today is Mutton Day.
There the thought was again! What was so important about today that was trying to make itself known?
A concept struggled up out of the subconscious haze and slid into the small part of her mind that hadn't dropped back into dreams yet.
Mutton Day is like Shearing Day except that they cut deeper.
Bernice frowned in her sleep, beginning to formulate what was wrong. Mutton was sheep meat. After today, there would be mutton stew, muttonchops, mutton pie, and a dozen other mutton recipes for everyone to greedily feast on for days to come. It would be a time of loosely buttoned pants and