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  • Posted December 16, 2013

    Dragon Rising was quite interesting. I liked the intriguing worl

    Dragon Rising was quite interesting. I liked the intriguing world that author Jaime Rush has written. However, I haven't read Dragon Mine and so I did find myself a bit confused with this story so I'd recommend reading Dragon Mine first to get a foundation for this story/series and to get a better grip of this world that we are introduced to.

    This novella was filled with many characters and terminologies that I couldn't wrap my head around. I felt as if I needed a glossary with me while reading because I couldn't figure who's who and what's what. Hence, it was a bit confusing. Yet, it wasn't hard to follow along with the story in Dragon Rising. I wasn't completely lost, but it still felt like pieces of the puzzle were missing. I just felt that the story was too short overall to expand on the world building and the terminologies. For that, a full length novel would be needed to appreciate this unique world and understand the terminologies provided in the story.

    Another thing I should also mention is the romance. I felt as if this story was not heavy on the romance, but rather it was more focused on the suspense and mystery of finding Lyra's father and Archer's brother.

    *SPOILER ALERT*

    Thus, when Lyra and Archer ended up bonded at the end, it just didn't fit well with the story. Dragon Rising took place in a matter of days (or at least it felt like it) and since Lyra and Archer's romance/relationship was not explored in depth I found it strange how they ended up bonded at the end of Dragon Rising. It felt as if the author just threw that in there for the heck of a happy-ever-after.

    *******

    Overall, as mentioned earlier, I'd recommend reading Dragon Mine first before Dragon Rising. Your reading experience might be better than mine. Although I didn't end up loving this novella, I can see potential with this series. I'll say give the novellas, Dragon Mine and Dragon Rising, a chance to see if this is a series for you.

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