Work in Progress: Wings on the Loose | The Dragon Hatcher Book One | An Urban Fantasy by S. Marie Diegutis
Count: 1000 words today, plus some research.
‘He slid forward, into the icy stream, careful not to dislodge the rocks and stones around him or otherwise draw attention by the dragon, who was several paces away, but turning. He could hear it hissing and grunting, as if trying to sniff out its prey. It looked grey in the light, but it appeared to glow an eerie silver as it grew more frustrated. Oliver could smell it from where it was, the familiar scent of molten metal and metal filings mingled with the smell of static as if before a storm. As it turned back to repeat its patrol it stretched out its wings as if to take flight, hitting branches along the way and whipping up the frost that had settled on the branches of the trees.’