...that such scarlet and green gouts of dragonfire are due to the selective consumption of the minerals celestine and barite by said specimens of Draco ignis
. A subtype of P-glycoprotein in Draco ignis
' upper gastrointestinal tract selectively sequesters strontium and barium salts, extracted from celestine and barite, respectively, into specialized glands. Upon ignition, resulting from draconic epithelial cells packed with extraordinarily exothermic mitochondria, the gut-derived methane is colored scarlet and green.*
That is the best line of B.S. I've heard in years....
Ummm...by B.S. I mean Basic Science
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