By Margaret Weis
Dragons are monsters, mages, heroes, horrors. Dragons thrill our desires and hang-out our legends. Now Margaret Weis, coauthor of the recent York instances bestselling Dragonlance and demise Gate sequence, writer of the big name of the Guardians sequence, and one of many world's major dragonists and dracophiles, gathers the best vintage dragon tales of our time, written via the winners of each award within the fields of delusion and technological know-how fiction. booklet jacket.
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Her eyes narrowed. " "As for your superiors…" She hesitated. "Superior? " He felt himself tense at the thought of the man. Easy, Damien. You've got months to go, here. Get a hold of yourself. " She checked him out from head to foot, then did the same again. " He stared at her for a minute, then broke into a grin. And turned to face the proprietor, who was nervously twisting a red silk scarf between his fingers. "I'll take it," he declared. *** 47 Black Sun Rising The street outside was gray upon gray, chill autumn sunlight slowly giving way to the shadows of Jaggonath's dusk.
The darkness withdrew into two obsidian pinpoints, surrounded by fields of cracked ice. His eyes. The dark fae was alive in there, too, and a music that was far more ominous— and darkly seductive. She nearly cried out, for wanting it. " His voice was nearly human again. "The cost of that's too high, for you. " "It'll never be gone for you. Not entirely. " And though the night was dark again, and silent, she was aware of something more. A tremor of deepest purple, at the edges of her vision. Faint echoes of a music that came and went with the breeze.
49 Black Sun Rising Then, just as quickly, the sound was gone. He took his hand down nervously, ready to hold it to his head again if anything even remotely similar started up. But she took his hand in hers and squeezed it. "Come on," she whispered. He could barely hear over the ringing in his ears, but a gesture made it clear what she wanted. " She urged him forward, and he went. Running by her side, down streets that were suddenly filled with people. Dozens of people, in all stages of dress and activity: working folk with their dinner plates in hand, children clutching at homework sheets, women with babies nursing at their breasts— even one woman with a hand full of playing cards, who rearranged them as she walked.
A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic by Margaret Weis