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  • Fridge Brilliance: When Bowen kills Draco in the end, he not only upholds the oath he gave after Einon is healed by the dragonheart (to serve the Dragon whenever he needs him), but also his later oath, the one he made after he was convinced Einon was corrupted, to kill the Dragon wherever he goes. Two oaths in a single move.
  • At the beginning of the movie, Bowen and Draco are engaged in a Mexican Stand Off where Bowen is standing with his sword upwards inside the open maws of Draco. No matter who kills who first, the other one will die too. So, why didn't Draco, a dragon, Take a Third Option and simply roast Bowen alive to get rid of him unharmed ? Well, throughout the whole movie, Draco is always seen breathing fire through his nostrils. Which means he didn't toast Bowen possibly because he simply cannot breathe fire through his mouth.
    • It could also be because he never wanted to kill Bowen in the fight as he explains afterwards, although he may have been perfectly capable of doing so. Throughout the whole fight he seems to be holding back and just trying to disarm Bowen rather than kill him (not aiming his fireballs directly at Bowen, using his tail for wide swings instead of his claws and never going for the killing blow).
      • If you watch carefully it’s not until Bowen reveals he killed the female dragon that Draco finally looses his cool, stops holding back and grabs Bowen in his jaws to go for the kill, only to be caught off guard with the “standoff” which gives him time to calm down.

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