The Coming of the Dragon (Legacy of Beowulf)

The Coming of the Dragon (Legacy of Beowulf)

Rebecca Barnhouse


Rebecca Barnhouse weaves Norse gods, blood feuds, and a terrifying dragon into this awesome retelling of the top of the outdated English poem Beowulf.

When he used to be a toddler, Rune washed up onshore in a ship, besides a sword and a pendant bearing the runes that gave him his nickname. a few humans concept he used to be a sacrifice to the gods and desired to ship him correct again to the ocean. fortunately for Rune, King Beowulf disagreed. He lifted the boy from the boat and gave him to Amma, a wisewoman dwelling on a farm a long way faraway from the king’s corridor, to elevate as she observed fit.

Sixteen years later, Rune spends his summers laboring at the farm. And at King Beowulf’s request, he involves the corridor each one wintry weather for guns education. yet by some means he by no means really matches in. many of us nonetheless worry he'll convey a curse at the state. Then a negative factor occurs. On a lonely crag on a mountain that belongs to the giants, somebody awakens a dragon. it's time for Rune to discover the warrior inside of himself and turn out to the doubters as soon as and for all that he's a real hero.

From the Hardcover edition.

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