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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2013

    THE BEST!!!!!!

    The most satisfactory fantasy book in the world. A great book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2013

    Cool

    Cool

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2012

    Excellent addition to the Series

    DragonFire, an installment in the beloved Dragon Keeper Chronicles, is an outstanding masterpiece formed by a perfect mixture of fantasy, spirituality, and morality. It captures the essence of a young woman who has been beaten down in the face of evil. However, because of her determination for the safety of her loved ones, she emerges from her defeat wiser and more beautiful than before her fall. One can truly connect with this story through hardships the characters must face, and relate them to everyday struggles that require strength. Everyone has been defeated at least once in their life, but they emerge from that situation with more wisdom and strength.

    DragonFire takes place in the country of Amara, where the citizens are beginning to lose faith in Wulder (God) and his teachings. The story follows the two protagonists: a young wizard named Kale and her husband Knight Bardon, both of which loyally serve Wulder. Kale is known as a “Dragon Keeper,” or a wizard that can telepathically communicate with dragons. Bardon and Kale also have the ability to synchronize with each other mentally, physically, and spiritually which makes them a very powerful combination.

    Since the populace of Amara is beginning to turn away from Wulder, Paladin (Wulder’s Son) begins to grow weak and can no longer protect the land from a lurking evil. He summons wizards, knights, and other important representatives to a conference. Among these people summoned are Lyll Alerion who is Kale’s mother, Sir Kemry who is Kale’s father, Regidor and his wife Gilda who are both humanoid dragons capable of speech, Bardon and his mentor Sir Dar, and Kale. During this conference, most attendees come to the conclusion that the world is beginning to fall apart, thanks to the doing of the wizards Burner Stox and her husband Crim Cropper, who are out destroying Amara.

    To preserve the country, Paladin assigns duties to the most powerful wizards and knights in the land. As a result, Bardon and Kale, sadly, are to split up. Kale is told to go with her father, who is also a dragon keeper, in search of dragons who will help them fight Cropper and Stox. Bardon is sent to fight the monsters that Cropper has unleashed on the country side, such as Quiss and Grawligs. On page 97, Kale questioned Paladin for splitting them up, but Paladin told her, “Kale, you have been chosen to do a job. If there were someone else who could assume that duty, I would excuse you.” Neither Bardon nor Kale are very pleased about being split from each other, but their obedience to Paladin outweighed such concerns.

    Along the way, Bardon and Kale are both put into danger. Bardon contracts a deadly disease. He is soon captured in his weakened state and left to die. Kale is attacked and poisoned by monstrous animals that Crim Cropper unleashed on the lands. Bardon and Kale come to a fateful hour, as Bardon is being eaten away by rats, and Kale is offered a present from Pretender, another name for Satan. On page 315, Pretender tells her, “I will give you this (gift) that will take away the pain,” thus putting Kale’s loyalty and strength to the ultimate test.

    DragonFire is an all around breath-taking story which captivates the reader into it’s mesmerizing and wondrous world. It is remarkably enthralling, enabling the reader to truly loose him or herself within it, enforced by positive moral messages being revealed every step of the way. Overall, it is a stunning book of spiritual re

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2011

    Really good

    I love this series(and Ms. Paul did a wonderful job with it), although I think it would be better if it didn't have Christianity laced in every sentence.I also don't like the way Wulder "loves life", yet he condones the "good" characters eating meat and killing animals.However, don't let that stop you from reading this book if you share my opinons. It really is a good book, with lovable dragons, thrilling climaxes, and heart-stopping twists. Enough about my personal opinions, though:
    The story is double-plotted, with the chapters alternating points of view from Kale to Bardon. I don't want to ruin some of the surprises toward the end, but both characters are put through taxing trials and tribulations that will take serious love and good character to pass.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2011

    love it

    its crazy

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  • Posted February 9, 2011

    sweet!

    every time! she amazes me every time!

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  • Posted October 13, 2008

    Brilliant

    Bardon and Kale, now married, are given another quest, one they must complete separate from each other. Paladin is dying, but will Kale and Bardon be able to complete their tasks and save him? Another great story of love and courage!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2008

    DragonFire

    Dragonfire is consistant and well written.It's fun and touching.The author was creative and imaginitive.A superb story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2008

    DragonFire

    A great book. It's consitant and a great story. The author puts it together well. It has adventure,action,and a little bit of comedy and romance.An altogether great story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2008

    A reviewer

    it is an outstanding book with adventure on every tearn of the page she keeps it alive and makes up for Dragon night. she goes so deep and detailed that you see it right before your eyes and you become the chaerater and she also explians every detail so there is never a part were you go and not understand it. she is one of the best others i've ever heard of! and also it has no ba d stuff in it and that it's clean.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2007

    A reviewer

    I loved the first chapter I have not got the book yet but anyone who loves dragons and suspence will love this book I have read all of the books before this one and i must say Donita K. Paul has done an outstanding job. :'

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Married couple Kale Allerion and Sir Bardon resides in the Bogs where they know first hand how difficult it is to keep cretins out. However, they are euphoric because they think they have found a cure for their meech dragon friend, Gilda. Both assume a short jaunt is all it will take on their part although that means going outside the Bogs into the Amara countryside.------------- When they do they find the easy trek to be a nightmare. In Amara, wizards are at war with one another with the greater Amaran populace being collateral damage. Kale and Bardon try to rouse the people and hatch dragons for a counter attack, but the will to fight back is lacking especially with their leader Paladin ailing and incapable of leading the armies. Worse the pair realizes that the evil Pretender probably realizes the time for a coup is now.----------------- Fans of Donita K. Paul¿s DragonKeeper series (see DRAGONSPELL, DRAGONQUEST, and DRAGONKNIGHT) will enjoy the latest entry as old friends return during a crisis that threatens their world. The story line is action-packed, but refreshingly different as perspectives rotate between the lead now married couple thus differing capers occur or at times when Kale and Bardon are together the same event surfaces but seems somewhat dissimilar. Kale especially grows in this tale as she plays a predominant role. Complex with many supporting characters enhancing the plot, Ms. Paul¿s audience will appreciate her latest tale in what is proving to be one of the better enduring sagas.--------------

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