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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

By Alison Goodman

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

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Started reading:
2011-04-12 20:49:44
Finished reading:
2011-04-14 23:15:24

Review

Rating: 8

In the China-influenced milieu of this book, the Dragoneyes are men with the ability to control the powers of the dragons. Wielding these powers, they bring rains, prevent earthquakes and ensure the well-being of the empire. Every year, a new Dragoneye is chosen from amongst the 12-year-old candidates to apprentice to the ascendant Dragoneye. At the start of the book, Eon is one of the candidates for the Rat Dragon, though he has a secret that would result in his certain death – Eon is really Eona, a girl masquerading as a boy and girls are forbidden from becoming Dragoneyes. At the ceremony, Eon is passed over by the Rat Dragon, but the long vanished Mirror Dragon makes a reappearance. The mystery surrounding this dragon’s disappearance and reappearance is woven together with intrigues and plot twists, expertly moving the story along at a fast pace. The many characters must choose where there loyalties lie and who to trust in order to preserve the empire.

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