And look! It has grown wings and a large head crest! It must be close to maturing.
Young dragons are relatively defenseless. They are born with relatively soft scales, which are shed and replaced with harder ones as the hatchling matures. Once a hatchling’s wings grow in, it marks the beginning of maturation. At this point they are often capable of hunting on their own and are usually left alone by their mother.
This young male has the uneasy feeling that he's being used as a placeholder for something, but he can't quite figure out what. All he knows is that he has a keen dislike for peaches. And boxes. And his owner's horrible naming schemes.