A Dragonheart Fanfic
Bowen froze when he heard a loud crashing and snapping of wood under an overwhelming weight. Trained instincts to danger -- the instincts of a knight -- made him turn around quickly in the direction of the crash; it took his eyes a moment to focus on the large mass of scales and hide in the darkness of the night. The dragon's body was still coming to rest, the trees still protesting after the dragon fell backwards onto them. The roar of pain was still dying in the giant reptile's throat.
At first, Bowen didn't know what to do. Two familiar voices in his head started echoing what he should do...help or turn away. His inner dragonslayer told him to just ignore the beast, but his inner knight told him to do something. It was a struggle that last only a few moments as Bowen watched the dragon's breath become labored, his talons still clutching his left shoulder. Like he had been