The Lone Star Stories Reader
King Kenneret had slain all the dragons in his kingdom, or so he thought. When a peasant arrived with reports of a dragon, King Kenneret found it so hard to believe that his sent his librarian's hapless assistant , Kim, to investigate. Kim found a dragon all right but not at all what he expected. This ancient beast befriended Kim, and in the end asked Kim to do him the honor of killing him, since his time was past.