The Dragon Wars Saga – Side Story 3 – Two Years Ago – The Trap One

September 21st, 2011  |  Published in Dragon Wars, Dragon Wars Side Story  |  3 Comments

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Side Story Three

Two Years Ago

The Trap One

“I just wish we knew what they were up to,” Karen said, a few weeks later. “It feels like we’re being lead about by the nose.”

The group had spent the last few weeks bouncing back and forth between Earth and the other world as they split their time between trying to anticipate the next attack by their enemies – who were rapidly becoming known as the dragon knights – and keep up with their lessons. But with summer coming up, they’d be moving more or less permanently to the other world for the next few weeks. Maybe that would help; they still hadn’t found out anything about these dragon knights and why they were working with the dragon. They had, however, started to work out a pattern to the attacks.

Which was why they were back on Earth on a Saturday. Sarah Tyler’s son Ian – a warrior himself but at twelve too young to be called – was helping gather and analyse all the information they brought in about the attacks.

“From what I see here, they seem to locating and capturing places and things of power.” Ian lay on his belly on his bed and stared the notes they’d brought him. His laptop lay in front of him and even though he wasn’t touching the keys or trackpad, the information was appearing on the screen as they watched. He brushed his brown hair out of his eyes and looked around. “But I think the wheres are more important than the whats.” He still didn’t touch the computer, but another window opened and a map of the heartlands of the other world appeared with the points the dragon knights had attacked showing on them. They stared at it in silence.

“It forms a sort of grid,” Sean said. “And if this is right –

“It’s narrow enough to make a plan based on,” Karen said.

“Yes, Mum and Mr. Morgan said to call them if we found something like this. They think they have a way for you to banish the dragon knights back to Earth and stop them returning if you can capture them.

“I’m inclined to believe them,” Hannah said. “This thing seems to work, after all.” She pulled out the plain leather pouch Sarah had made for her to keep the Key in. “No one seems to sense it any more and I’ve stopped having weird dreams about it since she gave it to me.”

“I just wish I had,” Sean muttered. “You have to find a way to destroy that thing, Hannah. This dragon just wants it for power but I keep dreaming about someone using it for its intended use.”

“Its intended use?” Kyle asked softly.

Sean shook his head. “I don’t know, except that it’s bad. The vision isn’t clear.” He rubbed at the bridge of his nose.

“Imminent?” Kyle asked.

“No, not really.”

“Then we deal with the upcoming attack on Elapyron City first.” He paused and scowled. “Isn’t there a Core gate near there? They couldn’t be after that, could they?”

“It’s possible.” Ian bounced to his feet and picked up his laptop. “Let’s go and find mum so she can tell us about this idea they’ve got.”

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3 Responses to “The Dragon Wars Saga – Side Story 3 – Two Years Ago – The Trap One”

  1. maileguy says:

    As I said, great as usual. Thanks!

    Two minor things:
    In: “It feels like we’re being lead about by the nose.”
    I think it should be ‘led’ instead of ‘lead’

    and then in: “Let’s go and find mum so she can…”
    I think ‘mum’ would normally be capitalized, the way it’s used here.

    Thanks for sharing.

  2. mjkj says:

    Quite interesting…

    I wonder what that key is for – and I hope Hannah will be safe…

    mjkj

  3. Chunkybutt647 says:

    Typos/ Grammatical Errors

    “From what I see here, they seem to locating and capturing places and things of power.”

    “From what I see here, they seem to *be* locating and capturing places and *items* of power.”

    or even *items with power*

    Ian lay on his belly on his bed and stared the notes they’d brought him.

    Ian lay on his belly on his bed and stared *at* the notes they’d brought him.

    …banish the dragon knights back to Earth and stop them returning if you can capture them.

    …banish the dragon knights back to Earth and stop them *from* returning if you can capture them.

    This dragon just wants it for power but I keep dreaming about someone using it for its intended use.”

    This dragon just wants it for power, but I keep —> Comma should be inserted after power.

    Hope that helps!!

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