In war torn Kurtitoas majestic dragons are captured and used as common resources while warring schools strive for dominance. Warrior priest Syra is taken prisoner and enslaved. Taregon, her lover and commander, mounts a rescue mission but is poisoned. Only Syra can save him, but the secret to do so lies in ancient forgotten lore of the dragons.Seth, ladies man, smooth operator and opportunist extraordinaire just got dumped. After giving up his dream of working with dragons he loses the first woman he ever cared about. Now he’s alone again at a crossroads.Through a curious twist of fate Seth and Syra are thrust together. Seth is a loose cannon, but he knows dragons. She needs a dragon expert, he needs to carve himself a new purpose and they need to work together to save Commander Taregon. Their perilous adventure is like a rickshaw ride through a dark cave and they’ll need the goddess’ help to find their way out.
After risking his life in the desert, Seth was ready to settle down in Panaceah. His dream job turned out to be a dud; someone was poisoning his dragon. Embarking on an investigation about the clerics School’s dragons, Seth alienates his closest friend. Cracking open the mystery, he becomes entangled in a nest of deceit. Out maneuvered and outnumbered, his luck had run dry. A dragon catcher named Fazo, the source of his misfortune, could easily ruin his life. Unwilling to accept defeat, Seth hatched a new plan, so crazy, unrealistic, and bold that no one would expect it.
Saving General Taregon from Spinetail poisoning had been Syra’s driving purpose for so long. Her delight at finding him on the mend turned to ash as she faced her life, which had crumbled around her. Feeling trapped in a dark dream, she learned more about the source of Seth’s frustrated behavior and grew suspicious. Something odd was going on with Panaceah’s council. As her relationship reignited with Taregon she felt slightly uncomfortable, like a puzzle piece that had been left out in the rain, and just doesn’t fit right anymore...
After Seth’s plan unfolds, both their worlds are broken apart. Can they manage to find freedom, with enemies rising on either side?