Brechalon by Wesley Allison
Series: Senta and the Steel Dragon, Book 0.
Approx. 50,480 words.
Published on March 24, 2010.
Brechalon is the novella-length prequel to The Voyage of the Minotaur and the books which follow in the story of Senta and the Steel Dragon. Meet the people who will change a world-- the Dechantagnes, wealthy siblings from a disgraced aristocratic family who plot their revenge; the imprisoned sorceress Zurfina; and Senta, the orphan girl who will one day rise to great fame and power.