It wasn't really the distraction she was looking for, but the information would be helpful. If anyone could explain it, he could. Even before Era could ask, she regretted her decision.
"You could explain to me why humans react with fear or violence when they see me. I mean, I know some dragons are not very nice. But I haven't done anything. I don't understand. Why do people want to hurt me?" Confused and alone, Era sounded younger than ever. She looked to her chance companion for an explanation, knowing full well that he wouldn't be able to offer her the kind of solace she wanted to hear.
The dragon's head sunk low to the ground. Her body was half-twisted away from the man. She needed his answer, she just did not want it. Era considered letting him go and leaving. If she put him down far from his weapons, she'd have time to get aloft before he was after her again.