Not exactly the Dec 31 prompt-- Here Lies a Veritable Dragon. Much more, here lies a great sprawling hippo of a fic. Tired of it. Warnings: long, poetry. Should make a Gouen icon since I have the other three. 'Amid the fretted waters the white rocks stand grandly' ie 揚之水白石鑿鑿 even though it probably should be blue rocks, given the story.