Cibbelair is a Gryphon with silver-specked wings and fawn-and-ochre haunches.
Cibbelair begins moving, picking his way carefully up the path, andIron Flame, CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
we follow, eventually coming to where Dain stands rigidly against the
cliff wall, making himself as small as possible so the gryphon will be
able to pass by.
The mist parts like a scene from a nightmare, and gray, gaping jawsIron Flame, CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
fill my vision, opening wide to reveal dripping teeth that snap closed
around Cibbe’s neck, snatching the gryphon from the ledge before falling
back into the mist.