The first in an enthralling new mini-series of novellas from the #1 bestselling authors of the House of Night, Dragon’s Oath tells the story behind the House of Night’s formidable fencing instructor – the love that will transform him, and the promise that will haunt himIn early 19th century... show more
The first in an enthralling new mini-series of novellas from the #1 bestselling authors of the House of Night, Dragon’s Oath tells the story behind the House of Night’s formidable fencing instructor – the love that will transform him, and the promise that will haunt himIn early 19th century England, long before he’s a professor at the Tulsa House of Night, Bryan Lankford is a troublesome yet talented human teen who thinks he can get away with anything… until his father, a wealthy nobleman, has finally had enough, and banishes him to America. When Bryan is Marked on the docks and given the choice between the London House of Night and the dragon-prowed ship to America, he chooses the Dragon – and a brand new fate.Becoming a Fledgling may be exciting, but it opens a door to a dangerous world.... In 1830’s St. Louis, the Gateway to the West, Dragon Lankford becomes a Sword Master, and soon realizes there are both frightening challenges and beautiful perks. Like Anastasia, the captivating young Professor of Spells and Rituals at the Tower Grove House of Night, who really should have nothing to do with a fledgling… But when a dark power threatens, Dragon is caught in its focus. Though his uncanny fighting skills make him a powerful fledgling, is he strong enough to ward off evil, while protecting Anastasia as well? Will his choices save her—or destroy them all?
Publish date: July 12th 2011
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 145
Edition language: English
Series: House of Night Novellas (#1)
There is something absolutely wonderful about a short story from the House of Night series – it doesn’t have enough room or enough people to be nearly as awful as the main series. Yes, this book hereby gets the prize for being the first House of Night book that I DON’T think will inspire an invading...
This was a nice change, a quick read and an interesting story. I enjoyed it a lot more than the main series, although I do feel that the writing still has a lot of room for improvement. Dragon has always been one of my favourite characters and it was nice to see a bit of back story for him. The illu...
This was a really good novella. All the things I love about HON were included in here. Excellent storytelling, mythos, lore, and writing. It was refreshing to get away from Zoey Redbird and co., and to see a different time period. I liked that it was a novella, just enough of a story to renew my int...
I am a fan of the House of Night series, and this was great. It gave insight into Dragon life and how he ended up at the house of night, his life as a child and growing up. Also how he fell in love with Professor Anastasia which was so sweet. I really enjoyed learning their back story and the illust...
Let me start by saying that I enjoy the House of Night series dearly. So I was glad to see a novella on the background of Dragon Lankford. And the book serves that purpose. Sadly, besides doing that and a interesting element with a creature in the book I really didn't find this book that great.Drago...