October 7, 2012 by James Calbraith
The story continues at a brisk pace. New characters appear, and the old acquaintances are met again… sometimes in surprising circumstances.
Saved by the mysterious samurai, Bran, Nagomi and Sato head towards the Kirishima Shrine, where the dragon is held captive under the careful watch of Satsuma’s Arch Wizard. But they are not the only ones who are keen to get their hands on the prize.
The Black Wings have landed, and the Taikun’s court at Edo is in turmoil. So is Kiyo, after the recent disturbing events. Doshin Koyata receives a strange blood-red signal in his dreams and departs in search of its source.
In Qin, Dylan trains a troop local volunteers to stop the Heavenly Army’s relentless march – assisted by the Qin commander, and an old Admiral who seems to know many curious secrets…
Read on, friend!
The fourth volume, “The Rising Tide” is expected early next year. Also, don’t forget to check out my epic fantasy novella, “Dragonbone Chest“!