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Fiction Friday: Dragon-Blooded part 1

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  • Fiction Friday: Dragon-Blooded part 1

    Today we’re offering a look at the intro fiction for*Dragon-Blooded: What Fire Has Wrought, whose deluxe edition is currently on Kickstarter. It’s set about 50 years prior to the “present,” Realm Year 768.

    RY 718

    The last wagon trundled away, bearing with it the daiklave of River’s former commander. The blade would return to House Peleps accompanied by a letter describing Peleps Lazurin’s brave last deeds, and conveying River’s sincerest condolences at the lack of a body. A short train of carts, wagons, and sledges wended away down the road, leaving their Wyld Hunt’s once-bustling camp little more than an empty stretch of road just north of the River Province. Birdsong was already replacing the ring of weapons on the air, and the last cookfire had dwindled down to embers.

    The carts contained the weapons and armor of the slain — at least what River, Eshuvar, and Kingfisher Swift had been able to recover. A scant handful of monks’ and soldiers’ bodies were being shipped home, but the Anathema had reduced most of them to splintered bones and stinking offal. Far too many ...


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