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Author Ryan, Anthony, author.

Title The waking fire / Anthony Ryan.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Ace Books, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Science Fiction    SF RYAN,A    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Fiction, Science Fiction    SF RYAN,A    Available
Description 582 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The Draconis memoria ; 1
Summary "A new saga, The Draconis Memoria ... Throughout the vast lands controlled by the Ironship Syndicate, nothing is more prized than the blood of drakes. Harvested from the veins of captive or hunted Reds, Green, Blues and Blacks, it can be distilled into elixirs that give fearsome powers to the rare men and women who have the ability harness them--known as the blood-blessed. But not many know the truth: that the lines of drakes are weakening. If they fail, war with the neighboring Corvantine Empire will follow swiftly. The Syndicate's last hope resides in whispers of the existence of another breed of drake, far more powerful than the rest, and the few who have been chosen by fate to seek it. Claydon Torcreek is a petty thief and an unregistered blood-blessed, who finds himself pressed into service by the protectorate and sent to wild, uncharted territories in search of a creature he believes is little more than legend. Lizanne Lethridge is a formidable spy and assassin, facing gravest danger on an espionage mission deep into the heart of enemy territory. And Corrick Hilemore is the second lieutenant of an ironship, whose pursuit of ruthless brigands leads him to a far greater threat at the edge of the world. As lives and empires clash and intertwine, as the unknown and the known collide, all three must fight to turn the tide of a coming war, or drown in its wake. *Library Journal"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction.
Elixirs -- Fiction.
Animals, Mythical -- Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Epic fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
ISBN 9781101987858 (hardcover)
1101987855 (hardcover)

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