Dragon, Bucket, Moon by Sylvia Volk
Approx. 2,930 words.
Published on November 9, 2012.
Young Harmony lives in seclusion, hidden from the more dangerous mages who are her elders. So when a dragon poses her a riddle, intending to eat her if she can't find the answer, she has no one to turn to. No way to escape. No future, unless she can solve the riddle.