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The story itself was fun to read, though the writing was somewhat juvenile. Other books in the series.

For example, the double Ks in all of the proper names and the “thees” and “thous” made me twitch every time I saw them. He eventually succeeds after having been badly injured during the day’s work, as one of the hatchling dragons was “miscounted”, thus no one would notice if it was missing, though it is eventually revealed that Sarkkhan had purposely given him the opportunity to steal the hatchling, knowing that Jakkin was literate and could read the breeder’s chart posted on the door.

Golden, Jakkin, janf Akki flee to the mountains, but Golden is badly injured. I enjoyed his connection to dragons and it made trillgy want to have a pet dragon.

Dragon’s Blood

Nov 16, Megan rated it really liked it Shelves: Some fighting; battles against a vicious creature; men bet on organized fights between dragons. Holen they’ve survived the insurmountable, and now they can weather the brutal conditions of Dark After and communicate with the dragons they love.

Sign in or join to save for later. Aug 05, Adrienne rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m wondering if I got all the references to drug addiction and prostitution when I read this as a child, because as an adult it leaves me baffled that a short, simple, supposedly-aimed-at-middle-grade story could be so These vices were part of the civilization that our main character lived in.


Copy was beat up, and written in, but i cant complain for the price of one cent! Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Trivia About Dragon’s Dragno P I like my dragons in fantasy, not science fiction. Nov 21, Rayna rated it it was ok. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Leaving in the truck, they witness an explosion that destroys Rokk Major’s pit, and kills Sarkkhan. It was slow, but a steady pace that made it a relaxing read until the climax when I couldn’t put it down.

Enthralling, gritty, classic dragon trilogy. I reread this since my 9 year old was interested in reading it. A slave can earn enough money to buy their freedom. By the way, the inhabitants are called Austarians. He doesn’t just want to be free man; he wants to one day own other people. Our ratings are based on child development best practices.


The humans eventually managed to tame some of the dragons, and train them. Before our hero, can steal an egg however, he’s severely injured trying to kill a creature called a drakk, which kills and eats dragon hatchlings. Yolen said that there were objections to Jakkin committing the act of stealing in Dragon’s Blood.


Recommended for agesbut an enjoyable read for anyone who likes dragons. I mean maybe it’s just me but something tells me a planet full of slaves descended from convicts should be a little less reliant on the honor system to prevent someone from robbing other bondsmen and using the stolen gold to buy their own freedom.

My son and I actually found this book on tape at a truck stop while on a road trip.

A note is sent telling Jakkin to meet at Rokk Major. Nane meets them back at the nursery, but the Wardens are not far behind. We’re not talking Game of Thrones here, there weren’t that many dragons. Austar IV isn’t the planet it once was, and when Jakkin and Akki finally return to the dragon nursery, their homecoming arouses mixed emotions.

The Pit Dragon Trilogy (Pit Dragons) by Jane Yolen

The humans are dgagon into free and “bond”, where the bonded people constantly wear a bag to show their indentured status, and when they fill that bag with money they’ll have enough to buy their freedom. I was expecting it to be a children’s book, but it makes no bones about some of the rougher aspects of Jakkin’s world prostitution, drug use and that places it more squarely in the YA arena. Column 4 Our impact report: This book is a blend of fantasy and science fiction. Instead I’ll focus on the plot, characters, and the world building.

And this is a Dragon tale off the beaten path.

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