Baz had used a moment of Zee's unguarded thoughts to traipse through her desires. Among the few that were unhidden was the desire for a dragon.
The mother had been easy to destroy. She'd been unable to even touch him. He'd had to rest a few days after his manifestation, but the prize was worth it. The egg was near to hatching. He drew out his mental connections to drag Zee back to Mid-Realm..
It was JUST after I clicked 'save' for the final time it came to me I'd forgotten Zee's soul earring.. please try to look past that