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Oakland Dragon Blues

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 13

Author

Peter S.
Beagle

Appeared in

The Dragon Book

Story Summary

When Officer Guerra is confronted with a disgruntled dragon blocking traffic, he discovers that an author wrote the dragon into existence, then abandoned the story leaving the dragon without conclusion. Together they venture to the author's house whereupon the author writes a satisfying ending to the story thus sending the dragon to, well, nobody is quite sure, but the dragon fades with a smile on his face.