Dragon's Rage: A Fairy Tail One-shot! Lucy was still lying in her bed within the walls of her medical room when she heard it. It echoed through her bones and touched her nerves themselves. Despite her bruises and bandages, she sat up. The whole room shook, with things falling off the table next to her. It sounded like a large demon suddenly let loose and let out its cry of 'GRAAAAAAA!' It scared her. It didn't even sound human.
But the silence afterward was worse. She sat deep within it for a moment, gathering her wits together before she stood up on her shaky legs. She headed toward the Arena, where the sound seemed to emit from. She walked while leaning on a wall for balance. She was forced to go excruciatingly slow, for her weak and feeble legs protested with every step.
She entered the long tunnel that emptied into the arena, with the brightness of sunlight blocking her view. She started