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Sean Grigsby

A Firefighter’s Guide to Battling a Phoenix

And you thought dragons were tough.

In my previous article, A Firefighter’s Guide to Fighting Dragons, I discussed how real-life smoke eaters could battle the ultimate fantasy archetype: the dragon. But that was just the basics, rookie stuff. I didn’t have time to get into the stranger types of scaly beasts, who use steam, ice, and ink instead of fire. Nor did I go into the specific tactics needed to take down a whole other kind of winged, fiery monster.

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A Firefighter’s Guide to Fighting Dragons

Here’s the weird place where my real life and fantasy overlap.

When I set out to write my debut novel, Smoke Eaters, I knew I had to set it in the future where technology would have advanced to a place where firefighters could battle dragons and not get completely creamed.

But lately I’ve been thinking how I, as a modern day firefighter, would be able to combat dragons.

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