By Robin Hobb
Years in the past, the incredible dragon queen Tintaglia solid a cut price with the population of the treacherous Rain Wilds. In trade for her security opposed to enemy invaders, the people promised to guard an unhatched brood of dragons. but if the dragons emerged as susceptible and misshapen hatchlings not able to fend for themselves, dragonkind appeared doomed to extinction. while even Tintaglia abandoned the crippled younger dragons, the Rain Wilders deserted the weight of taking good care of the damaging and starving creatures. They have been banished to a deadly and grueling trip looking for their historic dragon place of origin, the misplaced urban of Kelsingra, followed via a band of younger and green human keepers, additionally deemed broken and disposable.
Against all odds they've got came upon the fabled urban, but myriad demanding situations stay. Sintara, Mercor, Heeby, Relpda, and the remainder of the dragons fight to discover their wings--and their independence. Their human escorts, too, needs to take care of unsettling upheaval: Thymara, Tats, Rapskal, Sedric, and the others are growing Elderlings--true dragon partners. As outdated ideas cave in to new alliances, mystery fears, and grownup wishes, the keepers needs to redefine their lives as they try to reawaken Kelsingra to its former glory. yet gaps within the dragons' thoughts go away all of them suffering to recuperate the magic that after lively the good city.
As the younger Elderlings chance "memory walking" within the city's hidden historical past, an out of doors chance is turning out to be. The Duke of Chalced has dispatched his forces to the Rain Wilds with a compelling challenge: slaughter the dragons in an try and stave off his personal death. The tide of heritage is ready to show on a life-and-death conflict that would finally make a decision the dragons' destiny. in the event that they win, the regal serpents will rule the area once again. And in the event that they lose, they are going to vanish from the area without end.
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Blood of Dragons (The Rain Wilds Chronicles, Book 4) by Robin Hobb