No one knew how gifted she truly was until she turned fourteen. That's when the dragon showed up. Oh, it was rather small, yes... no bigger than a cat. But the omens always said that great things could be expected of people who became Dragon Guardians. She raised the little bundle of scales and mischief, teaching it loyalty, strength, and principles. It started to grow, and soon enough was larger than a horse. Soon, the two were old enough to leave home, and so they left for the dragon mountain, like all such people did, when they came of age. But a surprise would be waiting for them there, a surprise that would change their lives, and the world.