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Intriguingly, in this world, dragons can transform at will into the body of a human. Part human, part dragon, Seraphina must hide her heritage as the tenuous peace her country has with dragons seems likely to slip away as unknown elements are stirring up trouble that even Seraphina's music can't ... Read More »
hlee02 Feb 01, 2013
Be patient; Hartman takes her time to get to the action, and in the end, not too much really HAPPENS. But the author does successfully create a rich world with complex, compelling characters—I'm still thinking about them a few books later.
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The music flew from me like a dove released into the vastness of the nave; the cathedral itself lent it new richness and gave something back, as if this glorious edifice, too, were my instrument.
The future would come, full of war and uncertainty, but I would not be facing it alone.
“Sometimes the truth has difficulty breaching the city walls of our beliefs. A lie, dressed in the correct livery, passes through more easily.”
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In a world where dragons roam and walk amongst humans, in human form called saarantras. In such a world where dragons can go unnoticed, and still harbor such awesome powers, tensions between dragons and humans rise as the fortieth anniversary of their great treaty approaches.
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