By Daniel Fox
From award-winning writer Daniel Fox comes a ravishingly written epic of revolution and romance set in a global the place magic is located in stone and in water, in dragons and in men–and within the chains that bind them.
Deposed via a vicious usurper, a tender emperor flees along with his courtroom to the small island of Taishu. There, with a dwindling military, a manipulative mom, and a green with envy population–and his purely good friend a neighborhood fishergirl he is taking as a concubine–he prepares for his final stand.
In the mountains of Taishu, a tender miner unearths an immense piece of jade, the effective mineral whose ingestion can reward the emperor with superhuman attributes. getting down to bring the stone to the embattled emperor, Yu Shan unearths himself turning into whatever greater than human, anything forbidden.
Meanwhile, an exceptional dragon lies underneath the strait that separates Taishu from the mainland, sure by way of chains that has to be continually renewed via the magic of a group of priests. whilst the clergymen are slaughtered by way of a willful pirate captain, a maimed slave assumes the poor burden of preserving the dragon subdued. If he should still fail, if she should still upward push unfastened, the outcome can be slaughter on an incredible scale.
Now the prisoner underneath the ocean and the lads and ladies above it is going to shatter outdated bonds of loyalty and love and forge a standard future from the ruins of an empire.
Read Online or Download Dragon in Chains PDF
Best Action Adventure books
That includes the nature Richard Sharpe, this ebook describes his exploits on the conflict of Waterloo. different books through this writer comprise "Sharpe's Honour", "Sharpe's Regiment", "Sharpe's Siege" and "Sharpe's Rifles".
Tobin has ultimately crossed again from the Otherworld, the place he was once trapped in mortal peril for months—only to be captured by way of the scary, bloodthirsty barbarians the instant he enters his personal Realm. in the meantime, the gorgeous hedgewitch Makenna and her legion of goblins are nonetheless searching for a fashion out of the Otherworld sooner than it fatally drains their magic and lifestyles strength.
9 people got here right here. we glance such as you. We speak such as you. we are living between you—butWe should not you. now we have powers you dream of getting. we're the superheroes you worship in videos and comedian books—But we're actual. They stuck #1 in Malaysia. quantity in England. And quantity 3 in Kenya. They killed all of them.
Acclaimed myth author Brian Jacques back welcomes readers to the fabulous international of Redwall. Enslaved via the evil ferret King Agarno and his daughter, Princess Kurda, the courageous squirrelmaid Triss, in addition to Shogg the otter and Welfo the hedgehog, plans a bold break out by means of sea. In her flights, Triss occurs upon Redwall, and the abbey creatures find a new hero in her.
Extra resources for Dragon in Chains