Flight of the Dragon Kyn by Susan Fletcher – “You must go to the dragon. You must leave tonight.”Before she even hears the words, Kaeldra already knows she . I will admit I was a little apprehensive about Flight of the Dragon Kyn. After all as a general rule prequels don’t tend to be as good as their originals and I was. In part two of Susan Fletcher’s Dragon Chronicles, young listeners are presented a conflict of virtues: that between the nurturing compassion of young heroine.

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You must leave tonight. But then, high fantasy need not compute, and there’s a satisfactorily lfight, stern, and romantic air here that will please fantasy buffs. If you are in the need of a finely crafted book May 08, Siobhan added it. Having a character with such depth makes her really relatable. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. While the book is approximately the same length as Dragon’s Milk, the actual flow of events didn’t feel quite as rushed or choppy, neither for the most part did the introduction of the various characters.

It took me a lil while to figure out the time and how it was related to the first book since it’d been a while, but it’s the original dragon speakers tale.

Flight of the Dragon Kyn (Dragon Chronicles, book 2) by Susan Fletcher

She then moved to Michigan, where she earned her master’s degree in English from the University of Michigan. And on the fantastical side of things, Fletcher invents some wonderful details of dragon biology — like the fact that infant dragons, being so full of combustible gases, float in their sleep, until grounded again upon breathing out little gouts of flame.

This book is a prequel to a later series set subsequent to the events in this book and I will definitely give that series a try based on how m I picked this book up because it satisfied the requirements for a book challenge I am participating in needed a book with a main character who shared my name.


Though when it came to the plot, I could still barely face the scene in which [highlight for spoiler] the dragon who nursed Kara is slaughtered. Write a reader review Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book. Which I didn’t know I wanted until Og started.

But at the same time, it doesn’t hesitate to be dark While clearly intended for a YA audience, there is something very non-YA about this books and the others in the series. Apr 08, MrsK Books rated it it was amazing Shelves: She returned mysteriously a month later, healed but with green eyes and a blossom mark that came to be known as a sign hhe a person ,yn survived vermilion fever. I found this book to be much stronger than the book it is a “prequel” to, Dragon’s Milkwhether because it was written later or because it is just a more interesting story, I’m not sure.

Kara was a strong heroine, yet she also had doubts about herself and her gifts. Please do, however, be aware that this thread is no longer kept kny to date. I really loved this book and after finishing it, I fligut to go right back to the beginning and start it all over again. The events in this book actually happen before Dragon Milk book 1.

This one is my favourite in the series. Kallon Redheart lives with his back turned on his fellow dragons, on humans, and on everything he once understood.

I couldn’t really enjoy it because I couldn’t like the main character, Tye.

Getting to know more about the events that set everything in book 1 in motion made this an enjoyable story in and of itself as well as a helpful companion to Dragon’s Milk. With a me Librarian Note: Many years ago he began selling this book during the Author weekends in our mall. Again, Fletcher apparently had done a deal of research and even spent time learning from several professional falconers the book is even dedicated to oneand her use of specialist language as well as her descriptions of the art of falconry in everything from the smell and feel to the temperament of the different birds almost reminded me of Robin Hobb’s Farseer for its attention to detail.


Moving again, this time to Minneapolis, Minnesota, she put her writing talent to work creating copy for radio advertisements, which she enjoyed and was good at. This is the first book in the storyline even though it was published later, and I found it easier to start with this one than the “first” in the trilogy. I could never find the rest of the series or even another copy of this book.

Books that are back-story, or prequels, are some of the most interesting things to read in my view.

At some point I guess she falls into a mountain cave, and finds herself in a den of dragons that all understandably hate her and refuse to forgive her for having Flaga killed. However, there hangs a tale.

Flight of the Dragon Kyn, by Susan Fletcher (1993) E

Though far from home, she makes friends. Needless to say, this book has always been one of my “go to” books for readers whom are not “series” minded. It was fate, I thought. This rather capricious tendency also made problems for several character introductions, since while in Dragon’s Milk Fletcher’s style often presented characters with one and only one aspect leading to them feeling somewhat flat, in Flight it is more Kara’s specific whim which makes characters feel this way.

Luckily, Susan has written more sequels and we are always awa This book follows Dragon’s Milk which started it all.