"Rao wished for it," Dax-Ur replied. "Knowing him, and his plans, you probably would not have lived long passed your usefulness, and you are the future of my lineage. You are important to me." He hesitated. "I have not had a hatchling of my own before, but I will do my best by you."

Dax-Ur speaking to his son, Jason Teague

Chapter 131: Challenge