@Andrew, the ruby wasn’t for his dragon. That’s not even his dragon. No, he wanted the rubies to defeat Malcom Ace.
Okay, well everything turned out rather nicely.
“Look, I’m really sorry I have to be so greedy and take all that’s left, but I’m not going to use it for myself. I’m glad Deathrock’s dead. Thanks for everything.” Aleck jumped onto Spadewick, who spread his wings and leapt into the air. Aleck waved at his friends as they faded from sight.
There, I am officially out of the game.
Your story is yours and no one else's. Each sunset is different, depending where you stand. -A. Peterson