A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic by Margaret Weis

By Margaret Weis

Dragons are monsters, mages, heroes, horrors. Dragons thrill our desires and hang-out our legends. Now Margaret Weis, coauthor of the hot York instances bestselling Dragonlance and dying Gate sequence, writer of the famous person of the Guardians sequence, and one of many world's top dragonists and dracophiles, gathers the best vintage dragon tales of our time, written by means of the winners of each award within the fields of fable and technological know-how fiction. e-book jacket.

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Lat er, if the party becomes too reliant on th e easy tra nsporta tio n up and down th e fjords provided by Pride of Sphinx, th is is ano t her op po rt unity for Knud to do what he d oes best. Regardless of th e damage inflicted on Pride of Sphinx, Vinegar Knud will always surv ive. His kind always elud e the co nse q uences o f their incompe te nce. The rest of the crew will not be so fortunat e - such is th e d an ger of trusting Knud as pilot. Only so me of th em will make it ashore; decid e how m an y sailors t he party will ne ed to accomplish th eir mission.

T his time she will t ell Jon t o shu t hi s mouth. Sh e will no t explain any mor e to th e party. Eiriksfjord Euge n th e Preac he r is a ta ll, charismatic man wit h gray hair. Thoug h his t alk almost always tu rn s to bu siness , wit hout fail he will pl ace t hi s in a relig io us context. H e has mast ered th e art of th e ap ology, and begs pard on fo r all and every o ccurrence. Euge n sees himself as a C hr ist -like figure, forced t o t ake t he wo rld's sins upon his sho ulders , and feed s off his fo llowe rs ' approval of this sacr ifice.

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