Brand-new contributions to the hoard of dragon lore by five top fantasy authors.
Orson Scott Card’s “In the Dragon’s House” is a gothic yarn about the mysterious dragon that lives in the wiring of an old house, noticed by a young boy who shares its body in dreams and feels its true size and power.
Mercedes Lackey’s “Joust” tells the story of a slave boy who is chosen to care for a warrior’s dragon—a dragon whose secrets may be the key to his freedom.
Tanith Lee’s “Love in a Time of Dragons” is a fable is imbued with her signature atmosphere—Old World, moody, erotic—as a kitchen maid goes a-questing with a handsome champion to slay the local drakkor.
Elizabeth Moon’s “Judgment” tells the tale of a young man forced by lies to flee his village . . . into an adventure of dwarfs and dragonspawn.
Michael Swanwick’s “King Dragon” invokes a truly sinister and repellent creature—a being with the soul of a beast and the body of a machine—part metal, part devil . . . all merciless. [from publisher's web site]