Fifteen-year-old Alys is not a witch. But that doesn't matter--the villagers think she is and have staked her out on a hillside as a sacrifice to the local dragon.It's late, it's cold, and it's raining, and Alys can think of only one thing--revenge. But first she's got to escape, and even if she... show more
Fifteen-year-old Alys is not a witch. But that doesn't matter--the villagers think she is and have staked her out on a hillside as a sacrifice to the local dragon.It's late, it's cold, and it's raining, and Alys can think of only one thing--revenge. But first she's got to escape, and even if she does, how can one girl possibly take on an entire town alone?Then the dragon arrives--a dragon that could quite possibly be the perfect ally. . . .
Publish date: April 1st 2003
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 196
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, High Fantasy
, Young Adult Fantasy
There is a big difference between - A romance written in a fantasy setting; and- A fantasy novel with romance in it. Most authors do not write a well-balanced story with both elements – to use a famous example, Harry Potter is heavy on the fantasy and very light on the romance. (Unless, of course, i...
Alys is framed for witchcraft and sentenced to dragon. The dragon, however, offers vengeance, not death.This is the second or third book by Vivian Vande Velde which I've read. All have been (very short) competent fantasies which haven't worked for me.In this particular outing, we have a typical st...
Oh so good. Alys is accused of witchcraft and sacrificed to the dragon. But ends up teaming up with the dragon to have her revenge. Awesome book. Proper review forthcoming.
Where is the ending? Because that can't have been it...
I decided to read Dragon’s Bait by Vivian Vande Velde because it is pretty short and super affordable as an ebook. I love reading lesser known young adult fantasy! I did end up having some issues with Dragon’s Bait – but overall I really enjoyed reading it.Dragon’s Bait is kinda like a fairy tale. E...