A dragon once fell in love with a mortal King, while polymorphed in human form. It is a tale from which many grand fables have been born, for their love—and the trials it brought—is legendary.
When he finally died—in battle, against rising evil forces that would destroy his kingdom—his love brought him, and the soldiers who died alongside him, here. Their sacrifice brought their country many more years of peace, but—as is the way of mortals—it soon degenerated again, under a different evil.
The dragon could never understand why he would die for a cause so foolish against the tides of time, and leave her alone. But the pilgrims who climb and visit, sometimes claim you can see her still; mourning the loss of her all-too-mortal counterpart...