By Naomi Novik
Capt. Will Laurence is serving with honor within the British army whilst his send captures a French frigate harboring so much a quirky cargo–an incalculably precious dragon egg. while the egg hatches, Laurence abruptly turns into the grasp of the younger dragon Temeraire and reveals himself on a unprecedented trip that would shatter his orderly, decent existence and change the process his nation’s heritage.
Thrust into England’s Aerial Corps, Laurence and Temeraire suffer rigorous education whereas staving off French forces purpose on breaching British soil. however the pair has greater than France to take care of while China learns that an imperial dragon meant for Napoleon–Temeraire himself– has fallen into British fingers. The emperor summons the hot pilot and his dragon to the a ways East, an extended voyage fraught with peril and intrigue. From England’s seashores to China’s palaces, from the Silk Road’s outer limits to the embattled borders of Prussia and Poland, Laurence and Temeraire needs to shield their partnership and their nation from robust adversaries world wide. yet can they be triumphant opposed to the massed forces of Bonaparte’s implacable army?
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In His Majesty's Service: Three Novels of Temeraire (His Majesty's Service, Throne of Jade, and Black Powder War) by Naomi Novik