Friday, March 8, 2019

Happy Birthday, World Wide Web

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The great dragon Obrfynar climbed the side of the mountain; reaching the podium, she turned to face the audience. There was polite applause, curtailed because everyone wanted to listen. She was, after all, one of the most famous dragons on the conference circuit. Mountain birds flew hastily away in case she cleared her throat, but she just took a drink of sheep’s blood from the glass on the podium and began to speak.
“We are Dragon-kind! All look to us in awe! We are the mightiest! And from the beginning of time we have known what we want, what we need, what we must have, what we will have! And what is it?”
There was a predictable roar from the crowd. Any birds foolish enough to be watching had long fled or were roasted in the excitement. The roar said one word:


We must seek gold. Wherever it is, we must find it and hoard it!”

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