The first book in a new trilogy about the beginnings of the Dragonrealm.
At long last, the true story of the mage-led rebellion against the rule of the Dragon Kings that two centuries later continues to affect all those inhabiting the Dragonrealm!
Some two hundred years before Cabe Bedlam was thrust into the machinations of the Dragon Kings, his grandfather Nathan led a band of wizards against the drake lords in the hopes of freeing the realms of their tyrannical rule. Yet, the truth behind that story is not a simple one. Here now, is the dawn of the Turning War, a pivotal moment in the Dragonrealm, and the startling creation of the first band to stand against the drake lords; The Dragon Masters . . .
"Richard Knaak's fiction has the magic touch of making obviously fantastic characters and places come alive, seem real, and matter to the reader. That's the essential magic of all storytelling, and Richard does deftly, making his stories always engaging and worth picking up and reading. And then re-reading."
– Ed Greenwood, creator of the Forgotten Realms®
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– R.A. Salvatore, New York Times Bestselling Author
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– Margaret Weis, New York Times Bestselling Author
"Endlessly inventive. Knaak's ideas just keep on coming!"
– Glen Cook, author of "Chronicles of the Black Company"