Originally Posted by ACt
True, but it is a dragon that was easily defeated and other introductions that may or may not mean anything. They are fast introductions and may just fall by the wayside if nothing is done with them. The key development is the chopped up samurai at this point. I'll wait for more plot to see how I feel about giant kids and flying whatevers. The dragon was a disappointment.
The way I see this is the same as when they first landed on the Grandline and made their way to Little Garden. They saw dinosaurs for the first time yet Sanji and Zoro were able to easily kill them and this was WAY back in the beginning before they powered up. How much different is a dragon from a dinosaur anyway? Albeit, this dragon is only a little stronger than a regular dinosaur plus has thicker hide. And lets not forget the kinds of animals Luffy and Zoro had to fight in their two years apart. So Zoro and Luffy easily defeating the dragon didn't surprise me a bit.
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