Stories tell of great fire-breathing beasts large as castles, fierce and deadly, capable of magicks that no human can match. The Kingdom of Kentaine once allied itself with the dragons of old, but eventually, the dragons were lost to time and fell into legend.
Sir Gawain, First Knight of the Realm, is tasked by his older sister the Queen to travel to the edges of their kingdom, where a beast is flaming villagers and has the locals ready to form a mob and hunt it down themselves. His mission is to find the dragon, stop the violence, and do what he needs to maintain the peace.
His journey puts him in the heart of a confrontation with the dragon, but instead of saving the villagers, it is the dragon that needs rescuing. Zephyr, a fire dragon and an escaped slave, needs protection, time to heal, and a chance at a life full of hope.
Gawain can do no less than offer his sword, his shield, and his heart. Evil is hunting Zephyr, and it will not stop until it has reclaimed its prize.
Beyond the legends lies the truth, and love, like fire, consumes everything it touches.
**Please note this is a novella of 37k words and is not a full-length novel.**
I SUPER LOVED THIS!!!
I cannot wait for more about these two! This is exactly what you want in a story. It moves along quickly. There’s action, adventure, true love, an adorable dragon with a tragic past, royalty, loads of magic, and some smexy times!
I just couldn’t get enough of Zephyr. I love him!!!! He is cute, a funny, and curious and sweet and loving and fierce – all wrapped up in a delightful package. Even though he has a madman after him, he’s still very optimistic and engaging.
Gawain is nice. Maybe a little underdeveloped as a character, but still lovely and a wonderful foil for Zephyr.
I can’t recommend this enough!
6 of 5 stars
Joel Leslie ROCKED this! He gave Zephyr an amazing voice and found a way to make him sound serpentine! Wonderful! I’d give it as many stars as you’ve got!
6 of 5 stars
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