10 New Story Prompts about Wizards, Dragons and Royalty
The Dragon Counsel
The Wizard Zoltar, who has long served the kingdom as a trusted advisor to King Adalgar, becomes embroiled in a power struggle with the newly crowned Queen Gwendolyn when she refuses to heed his advice and instead turns to the dragon, Smaug, for counsel. Unfortunately for the Queen, Smaug has his own plans for the kingdom.
Dragon Taking Control
Dragon Smaug, tired of being hunted by the kingdom’s knights, seeks out the powerful wizard, Zoltar, to teach him how to harness their magical abilities and take his rightful place as dragon a ruler.
A Dragon of His Own
Prince Aric, who has always been fascinated by dragons, sets out on a quest to find and befriend one, only to discover that the dragon, Smaug, is actually the powerful wizard, Zoltar, in disguise, who has been using the dragon form to evade the kingdom’s persecution.
Befriending the Dragon
The Wizard Zoltar, who has long been in the service of the kingdom, is tasked with defeating an ancient dragon, Nivar, that has risen from its slumber and threatens to destroy the kingdom. But Zoltar soon discovers that the dragon is actually a benevolent being, wrongfully accused and persecuted by the kingdom’s rulers. Together, they plot a plan to overtake the kingdom.
A group of rebels, led by the rogue wizard, Ravenna, seeks to overthrow the corrupt and oppressive monarchy of King Adalgar, but their plans are complicated when they discover that the current king is actually a dragon in human form, who has been using his powers to maintain control and keep the kingdom in check.
Princess Eira, who has always been fascinated by dragons and magic, sets out on a quest to find a dragon and convince it to help her overthrow her tyrannical father, King Adalgar, but soon discovers that the dragon is actually her long lost twin brother, who was taken by the powerful wizard, Zoltar, and raised in secret.
A group of powerful wizards, led by Zoltar, who have long protected the kingdom from dragon attacks, are betrayed by King Adalgar, who seeks to use the dragons as weapons of war against a rival kingdom, and must choose between loyalty to their ruler or standing up for what they know is right.
Dragon Smaug, who has been living in secret among the kingdom’s people, is discovered by King Adalgar and forced to serve as his personal mount and weapon, but begins to question their loyalty when they learn the true nature of the king’s actions and the suffering of the kingdom’s citizens.
Wizard Zoltar, who has long served as a mentor and advisor to Prince Aric, is forced to confront their own dark past when the prince’s quest to vanquish a dragon leads them to a long-forgotten magical artifact, the Staff of Shadows, which the wizard had once used for an evil purpose.
Dragon Nivar, who has long been at odds with the kingdom, forms an unlikely alliance with Prince Aric, who has been disowned by his father, King Adalgar, and together they set out to reclaim the throne and bring peace to the kingdom, but soon discover that their alliance is based on a misunderstanding and that they have vastly different ideas of what a just and fair rule would look like.
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