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Sean is tormented by guilt when his father is kidnapped by a malevolent dragon.

Author: Fred Wolf

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ISBN: 0692441611

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ALEXANDER THE GOOD DRAGON ... a stirring tale of long ago battles between good and evil, men and dragons... Sean is tormented by guilt when his father is kidnapped by a malevolent dragon. Unable to simply sit still and wait for the king and his men to come to the rescue, Sean sets out on a long and perilous journey through the Cumbrian Mountains to seek the help of Alexander, a great and benevolent dragon who has proven to be a defender of men. But lately, Alexander is nowhere to be found. Can Sean find the reclusive Alexander? Will the dragon help him save his father? If not, can he do it by himself? Is there anyone who will help him? Will he and his father survive? In his search, Sean encounters dangers and dragons, friends and foes, and, perhaps, the love of his life. ALEXANDER the GOOD DRAGON is a great read for young people of all ages who have dreams to follow and adventures to pursue along the way. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Fred Wolf steps into story writing for his first book. His characters are real-life and down to earth, but they are caught up in exciting adventures and mythical times that draw the reader into this tale of darkness and light.
2015-06-01 By Fred Wolf

Fire Dragons, Ice Dragons, and Water Dragons All Controlled by the Powerful Dragon Sword Ronald D. Goode, Katherine M. Camacho. King Alexander invaded Spain . The barbarian Celts and other IndoEuropean tribes put up a fight , but they'd ...

Author: Ronald D. Goode

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781638672555

Category: Fiction

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The War of the Dragons: Fire Dragons, Ice Dragons, and Water Dragons All Controlled by the Powerful Dragon Sword By: Ronald D. Goode and Katherine M. Camacho Toward the beginning of time, God created dragons of fire, ice, and water from the Earth, who rule the planet by fear—untamed and feeding on human race. Only one thing can bring peace to the chaos that reigns: the Dragon Sword. But who will be God’s chosen one to wield it?
2021-11-05 By Ronald D. Goode

It was an image of Steve Alexander. Riding the Ender Dragon. His steed! “That's not right,” I said. “They're mortal enemies. Steve Alexander is good and the Ender Dragon is evil. How could they ... how—” I couldn't finish out loud, ...

Author: Danica Davidson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781510733534

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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After searching biome after biome for the lost shards of an enchanted Ender crystal that, in the wrong hands, could ensure the destruction of the entire Overworld, Stevie and Alex have tracked down all but one piece of the crystal. The magical book they’ve been using as a guide is finally fully readable—but several pages are missing! Following the one clue the book still holds, the friends travel through the portal to Earth, where the last shard may be hidden. There they reunite with Maison, who’s just about to celebrate her twelfth birthday. When Maison’s family reveals a secret about her ancestors, the friends realize that Maison may be the only one who can track down the final clues that will lead them to the last Ender shard. Can Stevie, Alex, and Maison uncover long-hidden knowledge and put the clues together in time to reassemble the crystal—and stop the Ender Dragon from breaking free of the End? Fans of Minecraft will rush to put the clues together in the fifth Unofficial Overworld Heroes Adventure!
2018-06-26 By Danica Davidson

The dragon immediately noticing the direction of Alexander's gaze said, “Can you see my ribs. ... Very good. Did you know that I water my moss at least once a month? I keep my moss damp at all times—happy moss grows thicker you know?

Author: Eric Varma

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595327096

Category: Fiction

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Doesn't every child dream of becoming a famous knight with an enormous kingdom to rule over? The Orphaned Knight is about two children, Alexander and Christopher, who fulfill this dream by wearing helmets, one white and the other black, that instantaneously transform them into full-grown knights. But this is not without consequences, for now they must bear the responsibilities that go along with being an adult, with being a knight, and eventually, with ruling a kingdom. But worst of all, the black helmet is transforming Christopher into a ruthless murderer. Enter Caviant. It is a world filled with comical dragons, fairies that dwell in shadows, wolves that speak and walk through walls, small towns and vast cities, abandoned castles, and a precise history that explains them all. It is a world filled with emotions that range from adult and childish love, to adult and childish hatred. Get ready for a novel that has vivid and yet simple descriptions, lively characters that mature as the pages turn, and an ending that will bring everything together and will leave you desperately yearning for book two.
2004-07 By Eric Varma

... and took a careful step forward toward the dragon. “Because I have been hearing tales which I thought you might like to know about.” “Are they good stories?” Alexander seemed wary. Thomis risked another fateful step forward.

Author: Dawn Blair

Publisher: Morning Sky Studios

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Category: Fiction

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One dragon egg. Three adventures. Thomis leaves it. Moonhunter pursues it. And Reila frees it. One short story and two novellas following the life of an unhatched dragon egg as it changes hands and gets chased through the universe until finally the unique dragon breaks free from its shell. This boxed set contains: Alexander's Den Mystery of the Stardust Monk Stardust
2021-10-13 By Dawn Blair

Both Basiliskos and Invectum edged closer to The Ariella almost imperceptibly, but I shifted on my chair sensing alarm as Alexander stood up. "So, this is how you're going to accomplish your version of good behavior?

Author: Solitaire Parke

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781304966681

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In India at the time of Alexander the Great, a dragon was worshipped as a god ; and in occult history it is the manifestation of hell. The dragon, however, is best known in legendary history as the terrible monster, whose duty it was to ...

Author: Lewis Spence

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 9781596052376

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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This "compendium of information on the occult sciences, occult personalities, psychic science, demonology, spiritism, and mysticism" was one of a kind when it was first published in 1920 and is still considered the best in its field today. Spence organizes a world's worth of magic -- from "Ab" (a magical month in the ancient Semitic calendar) to "Zulu witch-finders" -- into 2,500 dictionary-style entries that explore concepts and personalities both familiar (Freemasonry, Morgan le Fay) and obscure: palingenesy (a process by which plants or vegetables are destroyed and then "resurrected"), Leonora Galigai (a 17th-century Italian aristocrat who was burned as a witch). A delight for devotees of the weird and the strange, and a valuable resource for students of mythology and the evolution of scientific thought, this important volume is at home in the libraries of all book lovers. Scottish journalist and folklorist LEWIS SPENCE (1874 -1955) was a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, and Vice-President of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society. He published more than 40 works on mythology and the occult, including History of Atlantis, An Introduction to Mythology, and Myth and Ritual in Dance, Game and Rhyme.
2006-09-01 By Lewis Spence

But even the mystical power of their totemic animal spirits may not be enough to save the teenagers and this remote world from the destructive encroachment of “civilization.” Kingdom of the Golden Dragon is the second book in a ...

Author: Isabel Allende

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062254481

Category: Fiction

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Reunited once more, young Alexander Cold and his best friend, Nadia, embark upon a new adventure, following Alex's frighteningly fearless journalist grandmother Kate to a forbidden kingdom hidden away in the frosty peaks of the Himalayas. They seek the fabled Golden Dragon—a sacred statue and priceless oracle coveted by a greedy and powerful outsider. To prevent the desecration of the holy relic, they will need the help of a sage Buddhist monk, his young royal disciple, and a fierce tribe of Yeti warriors. But even the mystical power of their totemic animal spirits may not be enough to save the teenagers and this remote world from the destructive encroachment of “civilization.” Kingdom of the Golden Dragon is the second book in a remarkable trilogy by internationally acclaimed author Isabel Allende.
2014-04-01 By Isabel Allende

Alexander seemed to be a nice enough fellow, and Addison knew him, had a history, but just because Alexander was a good male didn't mean his other dragon warriors were the cream of the crop. Maybe just being nice and kind was simply ...

Author: Marcy Jacks

Publisher: Siren-BookStrand

ISBN: 9781646374748

Category: Fiction

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[Siren Everlasting Classic ManLove: Erotic Romance, Alternative, Fantasy, Shape-shifters, Paranormal, MM, HEA] Bax was just helping out a friend, being the wing man. He was going to help Addison find a mate amongst the humans in need, and that was it. He had no intentions of taking one look at Tom and falling love with him. Tom escaped one abusive dragon mate, he knows he doesn't want another, but humans are only good as dragon mates. They share energy and take the pain of their lovers in battle, and that can be valuable to any dragon. Bax claims to not want a mate. Tom finds him handsome, and he wants to have sex without worrying he'll be marked at the end of the day, but as they keep coming together, as Bax spends time with Tom, he's got Tom thinking that being a dragon's mate might not always be bad. Marcy Jacks is a Siren-exclusive author.

Alexander roared instead of a greeting, his form shimmering back and forth between human and dragon as emotions riled up ... Someone had been wise enough to put his muscles to good use while waiting for their Lord Dragon to return, ...

Author: Aimee Easterling

Publisher: Wetknee Books

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Category: Fiction

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Three dragon shifters. Three elemental witches. Three stories "full of excitement and adventure." Fire mage Fee cut her teeth on tales of dragons' dastardliness. So she willingly straps explosives to her belly and sets off to infiltrate the home base of the shifters who rule over all mankind. Peaceful earth mage Amber finds a dragon in her garden and is faced with defending her enclave of illegal magic users with every weapon at her disposal...up to and including the use of deadly force. And wind witch Sabrina butts up against a dragon's honor as she chooses between shielding precious friendships and allowing layer upon layer of deceit to finish turning her family name to mud. USA Today bestselling author Aimee Easterling's romantic fantasy series contains two novels and one novella. Together, the titles have racked up over 150 glowing five-star reviews: “Electric story telling” — JOJO “Wild post apocalyptic world building” — Tera Comer “This was one of those rare stories that sweep you away into another world, and you leave it looking forward to your next visit.” — BookAddict “I lost sleep to read it fully, then when I did sleep I woke early to get back to the story. Do not attempt to read if you have work to do first.” — Cynthia Stevens “This book has it all. Bad guys, good guys, people you can love and people you can hate. Action, adventure, and love.” — VaWineLover “Dragons, Magic and Adventure...who could ask for more???” — Sara F
2017-07-13 By Aimee Easterling

These authors offer exciting plots, vivid characterization, and varying degrees of moral content. Each depicts a battle between good and evil. Of the five, Lawhead and Alexander present a vision that is closest to the JudeoChristian ...

Author: Michael O'Brien

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 9781681490120

Category: Literary Criticism

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The Harry Potter series of books and movies are wildly popular. Many Christians see the books as largely if not entirely harmless. Others regard them as dangerous and misleading. In his book A Landscape with Dragons, Harry Potter critic Michael O'Brien examines contemporary children's literature and finds it spiritually and morally wanting. His analysis, written before the rise of the popular Potter books and films, anticipates many of the problems Harry Potter critics point to. A Landscape with Dragons is a controversial, yet thoughtful study of what millions of young people are reading and the possible impact such reading may have on them. In this study of the pagan invasion of children's culture, O'Brien, the father of six, describes his own coming to terms with the effect it has had on his family and on most families in Western society. His analysis of the degeneration of books, films, and videos for the young is incisive and detailed. Yet his approach is not simply critical, for he suggests a number of remedies, including several tools of discernment for parents and teachers in assessing the moral content and spiritual impact of this insidious revolution. In doing so, he points the way to rediscovery of time-tested sources, and to new developments in Christian culture. If you have ever wondered why a certain children's book or film made you feel uneasy, but you couldn't figure out why, this book is just what you need. This completely revised, much expanded second edition also includes a very substantial recommended reading list of over 1,000 books for kindergarten through highschool.
2016-12-08 By Michael O'Brien

In the next place , for the conclusion of the history of the dragon , we will take our farewell of him in the recital of his medicinal vertues , which are briefly these that follow : First , the fat of a dragon dryed in the sun is good ...

Author: Scott G. Bruce

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780525506690

Category: Fiction

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Two thousand years of legend and lore about the menace and majesty of dragons, which have breathed fire into our imaginations from ancient Rome to Game of Thrones A Penguin Classic The most popular mythological creature in the human imagination, dragons have provoked fear and fascination for their lethal venom and crushing coils, and as avatars of the Antichrist, servants of Satan, couriers of the damned to Hell, portents of disaster, and harbingers of the last days. Here are accounts spanning millennia and continents of these monsters that mark the boundary between the known and the unknown, including: their origins in the deserts of Africa; their struggles with their mortal enemies, elephants, in the jungles of South Asia; their fear of lightning; the world’s first dragon slayer, in an ancient collection of Sanskrit hymns; the colossal sea monster Leviathan; the seven-headed “great red dragon” of the Book of Revelation; the Loch Ness monster; the dragon in Beowulf, who inspired Smaug in Tolkien’s The Hobbit; the dragons in the prophecies of the wizard Merlin; a dragon saved from a centipede in Japan who gifts his human savior a magical bag of rice; the supernatural feathered serpent of ancient Mesoamerica; and a flatulent dragon the size of the Trojan Horse. From the dark halls of the Lonely Mountain to the blue skies of Westeros, we expect dragons to be gigantic, reptilian predators with massive, bat-like wings, who wreak havoc defending the gold they have hoarded in the deep places of the earth. But dragons are full of surprises, as is this book.
2021-10-12 By Scott G. Bruce

He said, “that's all right, Alexander, I've heard all that crap before. I've tasted far older and wiser ... Alexander's voice cut through the interference like a scythe. “Stop! ... One of the legs looked like it would make a good stake.

Author: Theresa M. Moore

Publisher: Antellus

ISBN: 9780557093328

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Children of The Dragon book 2: "Is it evil to survive, Jonathan?"The year is 2069. Jonathan Kraine is an explorer and archaeologist. While on an expedition to Mars he stumbles upon a ruin buried beneath the surface, and an alien being sealed in a sarcophagus. Soon strange events force the astronauts to return to Earth, and all but Jonathan and the alien are killed. Was it an accident or sabotage? Jonathan learns the answers to this and the greatest mystery of all time through his friendship with the alien called "Andru."
2009-08-25 By Theresa M. Moore

It tells how Alexander comes to a people adjacent to Indian Prasiake who tell him that his way across the mountain ahead will be blocked by a great god in the form of a dragon that lives in a temple beside a river upon it.

Author: Daniel Ogden

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199925094

Category: History

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Dragons, Serpents, and Slayers in the Classical and Early Christian Worlds offers a comprehensive and easily accessible collection of dragon myths from Greek, Roman, and early Christian sources.
2013-04-25 By Daniel Ogden

... Nicholas presented his rule as a triumph of good and morality embodied in the imperial family and St. George, ... Then he placed Alexander in the arms of several cavaliers of the Order of St. George, and at his command, ...

Author: Joanna Pitman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416539605

Category: History

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Raphael's St. George and the Dragon is the work of a genius -- an exquisitely rendered vision of heroism and innocence by one of the greatest painters of all time. Yet the painting's creation is only the beginning of its fascinating story, which spans centuries of power play and intrigue, and has made it a witness to the rise and fall of the great powers of the Western world as it seduced its owners to ever greater heights of corruption and greed. Raphael's masterpiece was commissioned by Duke Guidobaldo da Montefeltro, the ruler of Urbino, in 1506. Raphael was only twenty-three years old, but he had already begun to acquire a reputation as a painter who was as ruthless in his pursuit of money as he was talented. The duke sent the painting to England's King Henry VII as a thank-you for naming him a knight in the Order of the Garter. The painting then mysteriously disappeared for one hundred years until King Charles I saw it hanging in the collection of the Earl of Pembroke and acquired it for a book of Holbein drawings. After Charles was beheaded in 1649, his collection was broken up and the painting made its way to the private gallery of the third-richest man in France, where it was ensconced in its own special room. Thirty years later, the philosopher Diderot was instructed by Catherine the Great of Russia to buy it for her vast collection at the Hermitage. The heroic curators of the Hermitage protected St. George and the Dragon from fire, water, and the anarchists of the Russian Revolution, until Joseph Stalin sold it in 1930 to raise cash. The secret buyer was Andrew Mellon, Treasury Secretary of the United States, who in doing so blatantly violated a U.S. sanction against doing any business with Soviet Russia. Mellon eventually founded The National Gallery in Washington, D.C., where St. George and the Dragon rests to this day. Exceptionally written and breathlessly paced, The Dragon's Trail is a microhistory that touches on the rise of the Tudors, the downfall of a Stuart, the twilight of the French aristocracy, the terrors of the Bolshevik revolution, and the depths of the Cold War -- all witnessed by one painting that inspired the best and the worst instincts in its owners.
2007-04-23 By Joanna Pitman

Xander took the hand and gave it a good shake. “I am Xander, son of Alexander the Tenth.” “What brings you here to this black mountain, son of Alexander?” Amown asked him. My dragon lord nodded at the path ahead of us.

Author: Mac Flynn

Publisher: Crescent Moon Studios, Inc.

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Category: Fiction

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Miriam and Xander’s halcyon days of rest along the shores of Beriadan Lake in Alexandria come to a quick end when the pleas of another dragon lord lead them to the blackened Heavy Mountains. Lord Herod demands their attentions on a pressing matter, and what they find is a pot of trouble boiling over with ancient blood feuds, uneasy alliances, and old stories of treacherous Maidens. Trouble comes along the winds of a storm, and Miriam finds herself in the middle of it. Now she must prove her innocence against a hefty charge, or face the fatal consequences. The trail leads them to the Coven Caves where witches cast more than their shadows on the walls. One life-attempt after another shows they’re on the right trail, but only if they can stay one step ahead of their mysterious foes. Otherwise, the mountains will be their final adventure. The Maiden to the Dragon books are part of a dragon shifter romance series set in a fantastical world that mirrors our own. KEYWORDS: new adult, mystery, paranormal, supernatural, fantasy, folklore, folktale, folk tale, legend, legends, myth, myths, action adventure, action, adventure, second chances, comedy, humor, horror, free, freebie, free book, free books, book, books, free ebook, ebook, free novel, rich, quick read, read, short, serial, series, college, funny, female protagonist, novel, secret, suspense, thriller, alpha male, literature, story, stories, hero, fiction, box, box set, boxed, boxed set, romance, free romance, free romance ebook, free romance ebooks, free romance book, free romance books, billionaire, wealthy, millionaire, women's fiction, racy, legal, free romance novel, free romance books, billionaire romance, seduction, sexy, sensual, urban, contemporary, 21st century, current, historical, past, demon, werewolf, shifter, shapeshifter, wolf, dark fantasy, vampire, undead, immortal, ghost, witch, sorcery, dragons, epic, elf, god, medieval, urban fantasy, dragon shifter romance, medieval paranormal romance, dragon wife, dragin
2017-06-29 By Mac Flynn

It, isalso reported, that by the tongue or gill ofa Dragon sod in Wine, men are delivered from the spiritsofthe night ... concerning the good successe which hath beenfignified unto men and women, eitherbythe dreams or fightof Dragons.

Author: Topsell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136956577

Category: History

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First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
2013-11-05 By Topsell

“ The Alexandrian foundation myth : Alexander , Ptolemy , the agathoi daimones and the argolaoi , in V. Alonso Troncoso ... Lies too good to lay to rest : the survival of pagan ghost stories in early Christian literature , in D. Romero ...

Author: Daniel Ogden

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192565877

Category: History

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An exploration of how the image and idea of the dragon has evolved through history How did the dragon get its wings? Everyone in the modern West has a clear idea of what a dragon looks like and of the sorts of stories it inhabits, not least devotees of the fantasies of J. R. R. Tolkien, J. K. Rowling, and George R. R. Martin. A cross between a snake and some fearsome mammal, often sporting colossal wings, they live in caves, lie on treasure, maraud, and breathe fire. They are extraordinarily powerful, but even so, ultimately defeated in their battles with humans. What is the origin of this creature? The Dragon in the West is the first serious and substantial account in any language of the evolution of the modern dragon from its ancient forebears. Daniel Ogden's detailed exploration begins with the drakōn of Greek myth and the draco of the dragon-loving Romans, and a look at the ancient world's female dragons. It brings the story forwards though Christian writings, medieval illustrated manuscripts, and the lives of dragon-duelling saints, before concluding with a study of dragons found in the medieval Germanic world, including those of the Anglo-Saxon Beowulf and the Norse sagas.
2021-09-09 By Daniel Ogden

“We need to get to the BACK of this cave now,” hissed Alexander, “THEN we will TALK about this some MORE! ... "GOOD!" yelled out Pringle. "More food for us, as those 'human things' just ate too much food and wasted it too!

Author: Robert Long

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387129362

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'Was zur Beglaubigung dieser Historie dienen mag: Drachen bei Johann Jacob Scheuchzer', in Fanfan Chen and Thomas Honegger (eds), Good Dragons are Rare. An Inquiry into Literary ... Neckam, Alexander, De naturis rerum libri duo, ed.

Author: Thomas Honegger

Publisher: University of Wales Press

ISBN: 9781786834690

Category: History

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The aim of this book is to explore the characteristics of the medieval dragon and discuss the sometimes differing views found in the relevant medieval text types. Based on an intimate knowledge of the primary texts, the study presents new interpretations of well-known literary works, and also takes into consideration paintings and other depictions of these beasts. Dragons were designed not only to frighten but also to fire the imagination, and provide a suitably huge and evil creature for the hero to overcome – yet there is far more to them than reptilian adversaries. This book introduces the medieval dragon via brief, accurate and clear chapters on its natural history, religion, literature and folklore, and concludes with how the dragon – from Beowulf to Tolkien, Disney and Potter – is constantly revived.
2019-08-15 By Thomas Honegger