As Simon and his new found fantastical enemies traded unpleasentries, something unorthodox was happening at the thermodynamic level of nature, which had the potential to change the course of entropy forever...
Dragon flame shot towards Simon's already flame enveloped legs. But before making contact it paused right were it was, giving no hint of moving neither left nor right, up or down, a discrete ball of directionless combustion frozen in space while time continued to march on oblivious.
"Greetings, thank you for coming."
"We want you to know that you don't have to do this, but it's totally understandable, we know what's it's like."
" It's OK, you're home."
And so, Dragon Fire met Friendly Fire.