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By Robin Hobb

Manhattan instances bestselling writer Robin Hobb—“one of crucial writers in 21st-century fantasy” (Contra Costa Times)—continues her mesmerizing fable saga of dragons and their keepers

City of Dragons
Volume 3 of the Rain Wilds Chronicles

Once, dragons governed the Rain Wilds, tended by means of privileged human servants often called Elderlings. yet a chain of cataclysmic eruptions approximately drove those awesome creatures to extinction. Born vulnerable and deformed, the final in their type had one wish for survival: to come to their historic urban of Kelsingra. observed by way of a disparate staff of untested younger keepers, the dragons launched into a harsh trip into the unknown alongside the poisonous Rain Wild River. scuffling with hunger, a adversarial weather, and treacherous enemies, dragons and people started to forge magical connections, bonds that experience wrought amazing ameliorations for all of them. And even though Kelsingra is eventually close to, their odyssey has basically begun.

Because of the swollen waters of the Rain Wild River, the misplaced urban should be reached purely through flight—a try of patience and ability past the stunted dragons’ energy. Venturing around the swift-running river in tiny boats, the dragon student Alise and a handful of keepers find a global a ways various from whatever they've got ever recognized or imagined. sizeable, ornate constructions of black stone veined with silver and real looking stone statues line the silent, eerily empty streets. but what are the whispers they listen, the shadows of voices and bursts of sunshine that flutter and are long gone? And why do they believe as though eyes are staring at them?

The dragons needs to plumb the depths in their ancestral thoughts to aid them take flight and unencumber the secrets and techniques buried in Kelsingra. yet enemies pushed by way of greed and darkish wishes are forthcoming. Time is working out, not just for the dragons yet for his or her human keepers to boot.

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Because in that woodland lived his darling loved one. Edsel was married, but he still liked romantic situations. He pictured Pia in that wood, as lovely as she had been at sixteen. Then he was in the scene. The forest was suddenly huge around him. He took a step, faltered, and spread his wings for balance. He was the flying squirrel! Could he really fly? It seemed worth a try. He faced in the direction of a glade, spread his wings, ran on his hind feet, flapped-and was airborne! He pumped his wings frantically, trying to maintain balance while gaining elevation, but overdid it and stalled out.

We-could we come over? Now? " "Of course. " Her tone indicated that she realized that this was not routine. Dug wheeled out the Lemon, and Pia climbed on behind him, putting her arms around his waist. He had always liked riding with her, feeling her thighs against his hips, her bosom against his back. Her body wasn't quite as good as it had been, but still appealed to him. He wondered how he had changed to turn her off, or whether she just had a short romantic attention span. He started the machine, and the engine came alive.

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