By Neil Gaiman
Fats Charlie Nancy's basic existence ended the instant his father dropped useless on a Florida karaoke level. Charlie didn't understand his dad used to be a god. And he by no means knew he had a brother.
Now brother Spider's on his doorstep approximately to make fats Charlie's existence extra attention-grabbing . . . and much more harmful.
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Remembering the fates of her companions, Larrap was understandably unmoved by the barbarians predicament. She and her entourage emptied out the dragons hoardwhat was left of itand returned to civilization. About a year later, though, Larraps curiosity caused her to return to the valley. The barbarians had a god again. A young adult brass dragon had installed itself as resident deity, and it was trying to influence the tribe away from a life 31 of warfare. Larraps last visit to the valley was in 1355 DR.
When the halfling pressed for further details, Tamarand became angry and chased the adventurer from his presence. Since nobody who relates this story seems to know the halfling in question, and heard the tale from my wifes brothers best friends woman, no one knows how much credence to put in the idea that Tamarand knows something about the cause of Dragonflight. Rogues As with humans, demihumans, and humanoids, the alignment of dragons reflects not instinctive behavior but an intelligent choice about how the creatures respond to the world.
Maybe it was the subtle influence of Zorquan, or maybe it was just that self-preservation finally came to outweigh the drives of fanaticism. Whatever the case, the dragons eventually turned away from the war, realizing that to follow their present course would lead to certain death for every 29 dragon on the planet. After the war, various dragon philosophers of different species independently put forward the theory that the draconic deities were not the protectors and guardians of dragonkind. Belief in these deities had almost led dragonkind to extinction.