By Aaron Pogue
"From all instructions, within the darkness, an exceptional terror methods this global. I suggest to struggle the phobia, Daven, and that i may make a weapon of you."
Daven Carrickson grew up as a beggar within the filthy alleys underneath the shadows of the palace. he is the son of a identified thief, disgraced and despised. His simply genuine expertise is his skill with a sword, and his in simple terms actual probability at discovering honor or a house is a determined dream of becoming a member of the King's Guard.
But Daven gets a brand new destiny while grasp Claighan invitations him to review magic on the Academy. The wizard deals to make him right into a new type of soldier: a swordsman both expert with cast blades and mystic forces.
Yet while conspiring forces wreck the wizard's plans, Daven unearths himself sought after for treason and homicide. Hunted through an excellent black beast of a dragon, stuck among the King's safeguard and a insurgent strength led by means of a rogue wizard, Daven's basically wish of surviving is to develop into greater than he is ever dreamed possible.
Taming Fire is the 1st booklet within the Dragonprince's Legacy.
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