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Dragon Sister

by

Annie Oldham

SMASHWORDS EDITION

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Dragon Sister

Copyright © 2011 Annie Oldham

Cover illustration by Maggie Berry
Cover design by Jen Foxley

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For my father, who said it was only a matter of time

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Chapter One

Neram picked onions from the weedy field—wishing the two girls watching her would go awaythe day she found the dragon egg.

Neram’s mother made a point of telling her they needed flour and to see if old Carpenter would trade flour for onions. Neram made a face. Carpenter did nothing but insult her mother, Reagan, and show his mossy teeth.

“But at least he’ll talk,” Reagan said as she leaned on the door frame and gazed at the sea. The hazy morning framed her slender figure, leaving a dark shadow on the dirt floor.

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