Firedrake At War: Raids Of The Zeppelins by Mark Wolf
Approx. 12,220 words.
Published on January 1, 2011.
It is 1914. The British Empire is threatened to be conquered by Germany. Captain Jesse "Jester" Hobbes, a colonial from the Central Colonies of the Americas and his firedrake, Lanaree, serve in the Royal Flying Corps, fighting to stem the tide of the German aerial bombardment of England by Zeppelins and heavy Goth bombers.
Hope and inspiration can sometimes take strange forms.