In the fourth and final novel of Mercedes Lackey’s Dragon Jousters series, Kiron, The dragon-boy once known as Vetch has returned to his homeland of Alta to. Dragon Jousters is a four-book series by Mercedes Lackey that could be described as “Ancient Egypt with Dragons”. The countries Tia and Alta (Fantasy. This is a list of books by Mercedes Lackey, arranged by collection. Contents. 1 Valdemar 11 The Dragon Jousters; 12 Obsidian universe with James Mallory .. the neighboring countries of Alta and Tia, both of which use Dragon Jousters as.

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I so love that every dragon has i Draton didn’t like this book as much as the first one but in general it was good and a few scenes were great. It involves gryphons, creatures created by the mage Urtho Mage of Silence. Secondary protagonists include Skif and a new character Darkwind.

Dragon Jousters

These are set in pre-history, some — years earlier. Little Vetch has grown into a man, named for his father Kiron.

This is the second in the Dragon Jouster’s series that began with Joustwhich you should read first. The third volume, Oathbloodis made up entirely of short stories in place of a longer narrative. Sep 27, Lisa Harmonybites rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It felt, for lack of a better word, rushed. Drahon can’t ‘not’ write, and as a result I have no social life!

The story, now available as a solo e-book, is missing from the Oathblood dgagon due to the setting in Elisabeth Waters’s world, not Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar. The setting of the books is generally in the lands south of Valdemar such as Rethwellan, although there is a brief sojourn in Valdemar in Oathbreakers.


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Magic, intrigue and more dragons! A fantasy series that deals with the more mature side of fairy tales.

Dragon Jousters

These center on the Weaponsmaster Alberich in the first jouwters books and the thief Skif in the third booktelling the stories of their not-entirely-voluntary enrollments as Heralds. With so much magic I was convinced the death would be “undone As good or better than the first in the series, it starts out with Vetch, now Kiron, having a much easier time in Alta than I expected and then progresses to the sturm und drang of a city slowly slipping into upheaval and evil with only the jousters and the dragons standing between the people and eventual annihilation.

The dragon-boy once known as Vetch has returned to his homeland of Alta to reclaim his birthright, only to discover that Alta is under the thrall of evil Priest-Kings. In Baen CD 23 featuring I’d recommend this book for teens and adults.

Mercedes Lackey bibliography – Wikipedia

Stalking the Night Fantastic roleplaying game. Vetch eventually gets his hands on a dragon egg of his own, which he raises to hatching in secret, calling the female Drqgon. National best-selling fantasy author Mercedes Lackey creates a vivid, dynamic fusion of the cultures of ancient Egypt and legendary Atlantis with the most exciting and believable portrayal of dragons ever imagined.

That would suck, and then he couldn’t be at all the dragon boy I liked so much from the first book. In the first book he came across as angry and bitter but with good reason, so he never came across as whiny. Book two is even better than book one. This book is really unusual in that its climax doesn’t really feel to me like a climax.


The Secret World Chronicles is a series of “braided novels,” based on characters and ideas created by Lackey and Libbey in an on-line role-playing environment, transposed into an entirely new setting. Jul 02, Jo Oehrlein rated it liked it Shelves: The dragons are so realistically realised. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Life in the dragon jousters’ compound proves to be much more pleasant than slaving away in the fields, but Vetch’s relationship with all the alat jousters is tenuous at best, though he likes the dragonsas he sees them jousrers a symbol of the Tian power that killed his father and put the rest of his family into serfdom.

As the titles of the books suggest, emphasis is laid on the importance and consequences of oaths in at least one story from each book. These occur some centuries before the Heralds of Valdemar books, telling the life story of Vanyel Ashkevron ; by the time of the “later” books he has become legend, thus explaining some of the small inconsistencies.

These follow on from the original Heralds of Valdemar trilogy and center on Princess Elspeth completing her transformation from “the Brat” to a fully-fledged Herald.