AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Burton Pines, iRobin Ouzman Hislop, iMr. Ed, iFrank Whyte, iStephen Cafaro, iJoan Hovey, iKatharine Giovanni, i

  Home > Children > Stories
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Ames K. Swartsfager

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 20 Titles
· 21 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Sep, 2009

Ames K. Swartsfager, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Gods Of War
by Peter Jessop

The battle to end all wars is about to begin... Who is the man lying wounded in a hospital bed in London towards the end of Worl War II? A man who isn't sure wh..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Books by Ames K. Swartsfager
The Dreadful Dragon
By Ames K. Swartsfager
Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Rated "G" by the Author.

Share    Print  Save   Follow

Recent stories by Ames K. Swartsfager
· White Horse
· One Boot Jackson
· The Woman Who Wanted to Die
· Ferocious Cats
· AN INQUIRY INTO MUTINY AND ATTEMPTED MURDER ON THE HIGH SEAS
· Homecoming
           >> View all 7


A prince has to face a dragon inorder to save thew princess. Is he brave enough? 325 words.

            His knees feeling like jello, his hands

shaking and barely able to breathe,
Austin, a

young Knight, was confronting a real live

dragon.


           
It was huge and bright pink with blue

scales.  Its tail swished and smoke swirled from
its nose.

            "Ho dragon!" yelled Austin in a shaky voice.  He would have to fight if he wanted to save the damsel in distress.

            The dragon, belching fire, roared, “Hi, Knight!  What can I do for you?  Cook you and eat you?"

            "No, sir dragon.  I am looking for a damsel who is reported to be in distress.  I must bring her back to the castle."

            "Hurrumph," snorted the dragon.  "I only know one damsel and that's Princess Rachael."

            "That's her.  Hand her over!"  The Knight, made a fearsome face and put his hand on his sword.

            "Ha! Ha!" laughed the dragon.  "You are truly a brave Knight.  Are you sure you want to fight me?"  With smoke coming from its nose, the dragon stuck out its tongue and scratched its ear with it.

            "If I have to!" Austin exclaimed, drawing his sword.

            "Well," belched the dragon, licking its paw, "you don't have to.  She was walking through the forest and found my pride of dragonets.  Come!" 

            They soon arrived at a cave.  Inside were two small dragons, one green and one purple, cuddling Princess Rachael.

            "I have come to take you home," said the Knight.

            "I hate to leave these wonderful babies."  The Princess caressed the purple one. “I don’t know which one I like better this one, or the green baby that matches my dress.”

            "You can come back and visit again--with your knight."  The dragon picked up her babies and placed them in their beds.  "Besides, it's time for their nap."

            Saying good-by, they started home.  The Princess Rachael took Knight Austin’s hand and laughing said,

            "Thanks for saving me from that dreadful dragon."

####

 


Want to review or comment on this short story?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Lee Pritchett 12/18/2009
funny, with pretty good use of description. a twist is allways good! :)

Popular Children Stories
1. Finding Ricky's Voice
2. The Tadpole and the Caterpillar
3. Singing Solo
4. Reduced price on my eBooks
5. Kandu's Great Discovery
6. Zimbabwe's Story.
7. A Different Christmas Present
8. Bobby Gets A Boo Boo!
9. The Happiness Bubble
10. Black Rabbit Summer.

Eric and the Enchanted Leaf: A Night with Echo by Deborah Frontiera

The third book of the Eric and the Enchanted Leaf series takes Eric to Austin, TX to watch the bats fly out from under the Congress Avenue Bridge. The printed version of this b..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Sarafina The Angel of Love by Kendra Berni

A poem about Sarafina made into a picture book...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.