"My apologies," the voice said. Suddenly, without warning, a tall, impressive looking man stepped out of the shadows, a set of bright yellow eyes fixed on Hannah. "Long ago dragons and humans existed side-by-side, not that your kind realised it. We are shapeshifters, we can take human form if we so wish. Humans and dragons fell in love numerous times, creating hybrids, but I had thought with the last dragon's retreat from the human world that the hybrids had either followed them or died out."