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Noir mega-city plagued by sun blocking mass called Dry Clouds that had mysteriously appeared three decades earlier. The Dry Clouds covered half the planet and forced those living under them to exist in endless night. Corporations were in charge and breaking your contract with them could mean the termination of your life. Kim, Life Closer (legal assassin)
Type: short story
This story was also published in Dragon Collection #2
The young dragon riders begin their warrior training as they continue the Dragon Rite while a dark presence looms ever closer. A complication arises with one of the hatchlings and his rider and the events threaten to bar them from the Dragon Rite before they have a chance to start.
Short story also published in Dragon Collection #1-
Candidates assembled to participate in the Dragon Rite, a ceremony to bond with a dragon hatchling. For the candidates to complete the first part of the Dragon Rite, their dragon must attain Breaking Dawn, a hatchling's first flight.
Cara born into slavery, has a chance to break free of her harsh life. Will she become a dragonrider or...