By Tracy Hickman
It seems that an historic prophecy is set to be fulfilled because the human named Drakis—formerly one in every of numerous warrior-slaves to the elves of the Rhonas Empire—returns from his quest within the North. Flying into the insurgent camp together with his surviving partners at the backs of the mythical dragons that have been as soon as humankind's strongest allies, Drakis is hailed because the champion of the entire slave races. however it isn't really a prophecy that drives Drakis in his struggle opposed to the elves and their emperor. quite it's his burning hope for revenge opposed to the harsh ruler whom Drakis believes has stolen any likelihood he has for locating peace. And this hatred will set Drakis and his insurgent military on a direction that will not purely convey down the emperor, yet Drakis and his complete global as well....
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