By Naomi Novik
Aerial strive against brings an exhilarating new measurement to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors upward push to Britain’s security by means of taking to the skies . . . now not aboard airplane yet atop the potent backs of battling dragons.
When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its priceless shipment, an unhatched dragon egg, destiny sweeps Capt. Will Laurence from his seafaring existence into an doubtful future–and an unforeseen kinship with a such a lot striking creature. Thrust into the rarified global of the Aerial Corps as grasp of the dragon Temeraire, he'll face a crash path within the bold strategies of airborne conflict. For as France’s personal dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire needs to start into their very own baptism of fireside.
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