The King's Dragon by Scott Chantler
  

Synopsis

The King's Dragon by Scott Chantler

In this fourth instalment of the Three Thieves fantasy adventure series of graphic novels, Captain Drake's quest to find Dessa, Topper and Fisk has led him to a remote healing monastery where he believes they have gone to tend Dessa's broken leg. While pursuing his quarry, Captain Drake finds himself beset by memories of his early days as a young and idealistic knight in King Roderick's service. Featured as flashbacks, these memories provide readers with important clues to the unfolding story, such as that the King's Dragons were more loyal to the palace chamberlain, Maarten Greyfalcon, than to the king; that there was a mysterious letter written by the king, meant to be read only at his death, which had disappeared; and that Drake had uncovered a plot to murder the king. The tale moves forward in both the present and the past, with the flashbacks drawn in black-and-white to differentiate the time.

Reviews

Just a quick side jaunt in the journey, but it's a diversion that adds further depth to a particularly well-wrought tale.--Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Scott Chantler is an award-winning cartoonist. He lives in Waterloo, Ontario.Scott Chantler is an award-winning cartoonist. He lives in Waterloo, Ontario.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Scott Chantler
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Publisher

Kids Can Press

Publication date

5th December 2014

ISBN

9781554537792


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