Two dinosaurs must choose
them who will resurrect an alien savior’s vanished race
before a doomsday
meteor crashes on
The Chosen One...
your ground, Sorrin,’
ordered the elderly female.
Sorrin swivelled his neck to
regard his herd leader. As Grand Matriarch, Balticea’s command could
never be ignored, and doubly so when the oldster happened to be the
mother of his mate. Still, the perturbed bull was compelled to try.
‘She shouldn’t have to go through the ordeal alone, Balticea,’ he
‘My daughter has our
support,’ stated the matron, ‘but she must undertake this act alone.’
‘Surely you could make an
exception in Beliann’s case,’ Rosade interjected on Sorrin’s behalf.
‘No Healer. Tradition cannot
‘She has suffered the
disappointment of so many failed clutches already,’ argued Rosade. ‘To
have Sorrin at her side will give her much-needed moral strength.’
The Grand Matriarch was not
swayed. ‘If anything, Beliann must exemplify our ways. How would it
look to the herd if their future leader flaunted custom just to allay
personal fears? Longstanding practice has it that an egg-mother alone
is the first to greet her hatchlings. I’ll not defy that, even for
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