The Flight into Maturity
I stood in darkness. Nothing as far as I could see. Suddenly, like an image of a camera coming into focus I saw an X in the distance. Only after walking toward it for hours was I able to see that it must have been as tall as a skyscraper. As I got closer there was a dragon between myself and it, as if it were a guardian standing it's ground to protect a treasure. The dragon snarled and attacked ferociously. Naturally, I dodged and ran and evaded it....until a voice in the back of my head said "be not afraid of it's knowledge, accept it, and it will help you" as the dragon made a lunge I decided not to dodge this time. It grasped me in it's jaws and crushed me!
As it's teeth pierced my flesh like daggers, no blood spilled but pure darkness flowed. As though the bite of the dragon were to clear negativity from my body. As the darkness flowed then slowly ceased the dragon released me from it's grasp.
As if the dragon was only angry at the darkness within me, now that it was gone the drago