Originally Posted by The Alexandrian
And wait Zefir shall! He'll wait for a good hour before the egg begins to shake from side to side and a hairline crack breaks through the smooth, strong surface of the dragon's egg. Moments later, a small red muzzle punches through the top of the egg! It's hatching! Zefir had better prepare himself to meet his baby dragon!
What? He has prepared himself. Fireproof blanket, check. Meat, check. Fireproof clothes, check (partly). Not touching while hatching... check. So he will need to wait until the little dragon is out. It's good that all the doors are closed so none should be able to enter.