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Vance’s “dragons” are actually mutated forms of the alien race known as the “Basics” to the human characters in that story. The Masters have found their most powerful magics to reside in the deaths of the wyverns, and hunted them severely before the reptiles joined with humans for mutual protection. I found it at a used bookstore after looking for it after reading about it in Neil Gaiman’s “View from the Cheap Seats”.

Interesting, but lacking in nuance and complexity.

Bazil Broketail

Or will Relkin be caught and executed. Their hunger for battle is only matched by their hunger for food. Views Read Edit View history. The Legions include infantry, cavalry and dragon squadrons, which are essential in battle with the hordes of the enemy, which always include troll. Mesomasters are wizards who are on their way to becoming Masters. It exceeded them, over and over. Bazil is a leatherback dragon serving in the Marneri legions of the Argonath empire on the world of Ryetelth.


Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Behind the scenes, however, a far more terrible foe has entered the fray, for Waakzaam the Great, an “elemental” of the first order, has finally come to subdue Ryetelth and add it to the twelve worlds he already holds in his dire grip.

Books by Christopher Rowley.

Light and easy to read this book contains more than just an excellent adventure, it explores brkketail depths of the human soul and it’s capacity to find hope, no broketaio how overwhelming the odds or dire the circumstances.

The series has been reformatted for digital eBooks with new visuals and expanded text under the title Battle Dragons, published by Voyager. Directly below Masters in the chain of command, they also command foul death magics.

Bazil Broketail Series by Christopher Rowley

Danielle Hayes rated it really liked it Feb 19, Lists with This Book. Unfortunately this contravenes the Law of the Thymnal which does not allow for other magic to be performed within its own sphere of influence.

Waakzaam unleashes two plagues on the Argonath, a pestilence spread by rats and then a fever of even more deadly nature. Danger in the Shadows An Enormous neck swung out of the woods and a moment later it was followed by a vast bulk, at least ten, perhaps twenty times Bazil’s size. Nostalgia may play heavily into that opinion.

Bazil Broketail (Bazil Broketail, #1) by Christopher Rowley

So it was time to move on. She and Relkin become close, before the th leave to continue their march. The first in one of my favorite series. Relkin and Lumbee fall in love while isolated in the wilderness.


Bazil Broketail Series

Aug 08, Pennyjen rated it it was amazing. Dark Masters of Padmasa want to end all freedom and color in the world and kidnap Princess Besita. With Perspax they journey across the wastelands of Orthond and eventually to the fortress of the Dominator, Himself.

Highly enjoyable, especially when one is encumbered by less creative writing, such as student essays. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

This empire has stood ever since, gaining a tenuous hold against the great and terrible Masters of Padmasa. It was interesting, but more as an introduction for a series. Interesting viewpoint on dragons. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Kills me that the books are so hard to find now. A great adventure story of the few brave soldiers facing great odds and winning against the overwelming enemy. He currently lives in upstate New York. One reason I like this novel and the Brisingr series was the characters were allowed to be human and make mistakes, just like real people. I kinda skimmed through the ending because I was short on time. A cataclysm results that catapults Evander, the Princess and the flying carpet they are on to another world, the doomed world of Orthond.

If you get a copy, enjoy! And, of course, I have a deep and abiding affection for Tolkien’s works.