"I only have your word for it," I replied.
I gritted my teeth. How do I know I can trust him?
What if he betrays me?
I can't just not trust everyone I meet. I would have a lonely life.
I blow out a long stream of sparks. Fine. I'll try being your friend, but if you want me to trust you, you'll have to prove yourself to me.
The thunderstorm began to dissipate into the atmosphere.
The dragon was about to say something but I spoke first, "You can call me Arcstorm."