A WORLD RIPPED ASUNDER... A LIFE REBORN...The world is at peace at last. After the loss of their leader, the draonds have retreated to their fortress in the northern wastes, leaving the dragons and their allies time to heal and rebuild. But driven mad by the death of her father-lover, the cruel Makhairanne creates a spell to gain the power and allies she needs to find her revenge.When the Dragonlady and her Bonded fly to investigate the shaking of the mountain, they find more than they expect: a powerful almost-dragon from another world, near-death and covered in ashes. But the Balance is ever at work, and word soon arrives with devastating news: dragons have been sighted… and unlike any dragons before, these dragons
want to kill.