Dragon Eggs

I took a couple of hours off today.

I drove out to the local hills with my gold panning gear and, surprise, surprise, my camera.

I got a trace of colour in my few attempts at panning but I really struck gold with my camera.

There were high clouds which were fun to capture, hills in silhouette against the smudged sky all followed by a spectacular sunset.

Best of all, I found a clutch of dragon’s eggs.

dragoneggs

I believe the rule is that I must now care for these eggs and, should i do a good job of caring for them,  I will live until they hatch.

Does anyone know what I need to do to look after these little ones?

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  1. You’ll need:
    Blow torch for cleaning under the scales.
    Several cattle per day for food unless you have /other/ protein sources locally.
    Your Usenet-approved fire-proof suit.
    Rocket pack to use in chasing him/her down for chastisement .
    Young damsel for putting in distress.
    Lodgings fairly close by for the use of Heroic Rescuers.
    A ready outlet for slightly fire-burnished armor in various sizes.
    I’m sure there’s more. I’ll try to think of them for later.

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  2. Perhaps you should bury them in the barbecue and let the heat hatch them…

    Seriously lovely find though. I would nest them in my garden somewhere.

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    • I don’t know about the gas BBQ. It may not hold the heat as well as a wood-fired one. They are headed for the dragon cave I have at home, after I leave the desert. It was more a lucky find :)

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  3. Just Feed ‘em, Seymour!

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  4. Just watch out for Orcs. In my experience, wherever there are dragons there are Orcs. And Orcs are bad news…

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  5. Oops, [looking over shoulder]

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  6. I don’t think you want them to hatch anytime soon. I would take Kym’s advice to nest them in the garden somewhere. Perhaps somewhere cool. (What am I talking about? Your winters are about like my summers.)

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  7. They will definitely be staying with me where ever I go. Gotta take care of them.

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