Fairy Tail: Dragon slayers from the past theory?
spoiler warning from latest chapter. 399 as well as spoilers from Rave master
Since the Fantasia arc in fairy tail where Natsu (and Gajeel?) couldn’t pass through Laxus’s barrier that was designed to not let those who are over the age of 80, a theory has started- a basic rundown of the theory is that the dragons never really dissapeared but instead the first gen slayers (including wendy) were put into a ‘sleep’ for 80+ years for what is assumed by fans to be a way of preserving the power of dragon slayers power until it is needed in the future and the 7th of July was when they woke up.
As the series progressed so did the theory as more people shared the idea and begin to discuss ways to support it. In the latest chapter of 399 a teaser of igneel appearing was seen.
Many fans have already gone into head cannon about how Igneel’s quote can fit into this theory. While i myself do enjoy this theory however after