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With the Earth on the brink of recolonisation by dragons, David Rain is sent on an important mission: to seek out and destroy a trace of dark fire, the deadliest force in the universe. But with success could come a terrible price, the sacrifice of a beloved clay dragon. How much does the life of one small dragon count, when the alternative is the birth of a darkling...?
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Chris d'Lacey is a hugely talented children's writer. He originally wanted to be a songwriter, and only started writing books when a friend suggested he enter a competition to write a children's story. Since then Chris has had over twenty books published, including Fly, Cherokee, Fly, which was highly commended for the Carnegie Medal.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
"We went to Cambridge," Lucy blurted as if it was an alternative form of hello. "Why did you send Gadzooks to that professor?" David's gaze shifted sideways and he shrugged. "I didn't" "But-there was a dragon in his room that wrote things down." "The description Professor Steiner gave us sounded very much like Zookie," said Liz. "Oh, I'm sure it was him," said David, moving his toe against the ground. "But he wasn't sent to Cambridge on my orders. For the moment, he's in the service of a dragon called G'Oreal. "Who's G'Oreal?" Liz and Lucy spoke together. David smiled and looked at them in turn. Give or take a few wrinkles, they could have been twins. "He's an ice dragon, the leader of a colony that's settling in the Arctic. What message did Gadzooks leave?' "Scuffenbury," said Lucy, in a quiet voice. "Do you know where it is?" David looked inside himself, recalling something distant. "Yes. There's a dragon there." "Oh?" said Liz. "Hidden? Not dead?" asked Lucy. "In statis," David said. "it's one of the last twelve." Liz and Lucy exchanged a glance. They knew the legend of the last twelve dragons very well, but to be suddenly confronted with evidence of it...
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