By Barbara Hambly
An idealistic younger prince convinces an getting older warrior and a suffering witch to aid him kill the dragon that's terrorizing his kingdom
As a vicious dragon stalks the Southlands, Crown Prince Gareth ventures to the forbidding North looking for the single guy who can kill it. he's Lord Aversin, the Dragonsbane, whose dragon-slaying days have received him renown around the land. but if Gareth reveals Lord Aversin, he discovers the strong hero is squat and bespectacled, the ruler of a mud-village who admits that he killed the dragon now not with a lance, yet with ignoble poison. nonetheless, he'll need to do.
Gareth and Aversin trigger in corporation with Jenny Waynest, a witch with nice pursuits yet disappointingly puny powers—a ragtag team destined to turn into mythical, or die within the attempt.
This publication positive aspects an illustrated biography of Barbara Hambly, together with infrequent images and never-before-seen records from the author's own assortment.
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