By Robin Hobb
New York Times bestselling writer Robin Hobb—“one of crucial writers in 21st-century fantasy” (Contra Costa Times)—continues her enchanting myth saga of dragons and their keepers
City of Dragons
quantity 3 of the Rain Wilds Chronicles
as soon as, dragons governed the Rain Wilds, tended by way of privileged human servants often called Elderlings. yet a sequence of cataclysmic eruptions approximately drove those terrific creatures to extinction. Born vulnerable and deformed, the final in their style had one wish for survival: to come back to their historic urban of Kelsingra. followed through a disparate group of untested younger keepers, the dragons launched into a harsh trip into the unknown alongside the poisonous Rain Wild River. fighting hunger, a adverse weather, and treacherous enemies, dragons and people started to forge magical connections, bonds that experience wrought unbelievable ameliorations for all of them. And even though Kelsingra is ultimately close to, their odyssey has in simple terms began.
as a result of swollen waters of the Rain Wild River, the misplaced urban should be reached basically through flight—a try of persistence and talent past the stunted dragons’ power. Venturing around the swift-running river in tiny boats, the dragon student Alise and a handful of keepers find a global some distance diversified from something they've got ever recognized or imagined. gigantic, ornate buildings of black stone veined with silver and sensible stone statues line the silent, eerily empty streets. but what are the whispers they pay attention, the shadows of voices and bursts of sunshine that flutter and are long past? And why do they consider as though eyes are gazing them?
The dragons needs to plumb the depths in their ancestral stories to assist them take flight and release the secrets and techniques buried in Kelsingra. yet enemies pushed through greed and darkish wants are coming near near. Time is working out, not just for the dragons yet for his or her human keepers in addition.