forget about how Drake found her buried under a big pile of rocks? Dragonscale protects them from most piercing wounds, but it doesn't stop crush injuries.
Using shape shifting to heal is a very temporary solution. it's the equivalent of just pinching the edges of the wound together. It can stop big bleeds but won't hold for long. It also is difficult to do thoroughly for extensive injuries. Only natural healing can result in a a proper mend. Brittany's injuries were so extensive that she wasn't able to seal them all up properly, so she's got small internal bleeds, and they aren't going to stay shut long enough for real healing to take place. She's been running on anger and will power up until now. As a proud, angry dragon going out with a bang is looking quite appealing.
If you're curious about Drak'es comment about the scales, the thickness of the scales is in proportion to their size. In human form they provide about the same protection as say a canvas jacket. In full-sized dragon form it's got all of it's mythic abilities and can block just about anything. The trick is getting to full size before someone takes a shot at you.
re Onimo: thanks ^_^
re Onasaki: RAWWWR!
re StellaFrost: thanks ^_^
re Skittsue: he's ready to kill everyone, the drunk guy is just closest and more disgusting in that he's covered in barf.
re Azhtann: thanks, they're also much less work intensive panels.
Aw.. Sacrificing herself so that he can live. That's so sweet. Essentially, that's what she's doing. 'Cause we all know Drake will survive. He has too, I mean.. if he doesn't then who's telling the story?! O_O >.>
I have just read all the comics and because the supernatural side fought back because they were being disbelieved in you should have Warriors that wield their disbelief causing harm and stripping the supernatural entity of power and nullifying magic but this is just a suggestion
i am really enjoying the comic and the artwork is really well done