So You Want To Be A Dragon Slayer... [NOOK Book]

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82 Light Years away on Alcor Five, great flying beasts called Reptus Volans, which closely resemble the dragons of European legend, sit at the top of the food chain. They are so dangerous and exist in such great numbers that the Colonial Allocation Committee forbad colonization of Alcor Five by humans. Thus the planet went untouched and largely ignored until entrepreneurs formed Dragon Safaris, Inc. Using state of the art space portal technology, Dragon Safaris transports hunters and adventurers, along with ...
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Overview

82 Light Years away on Alcor Five, great flying beasts called Reptus Volans, which closely resemble the dragons of European legend, sit at the top of the food chain. They are so dangerous and exist in such great numbers that the Colonial Allocation Committee forbad colonization of Alcor Five by humans. Thus the planet went untouched and largely ignored until entrepreneurs formed Dragon Safaris, Inc. Using state of the art space portal technology, Dragon Safaris transports hunters and adventurers, along with specially trained guides, to Alcor Five. There they do battle with the great beasts, seeking to earn the title Dragon Slayer. When I saw Dragon Safaris' commercial on late night television, it rekindled the sense of magic and adventure I used to have when I was younger. I could not resist. I needed to go on this journey and pit myself against these dragons. I convinced my two oldest friends, Vinnie and Carl, to come along. This is our story.

So You Want To Be A Dragon Slayer... is a 10,700 word (about 43 printed pages) novelette.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014310239
  • Publisher: SSN Storytelling
  • Publication date: 12/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 870 KB

Meet the Author

Michael Kingswood has written numerous science fiction and fantasy stories, including The Pericles Conspiracy, The Glimmer Vale Chronicles, and the Dawn of Enlightenment series. His interest in scifi/fantasy came at an early age: he first saw Star Wars in the theater when he was three and grew up on Star Trek in syndication. The Hobbit was among the first books he recalls reading.

Recognizing with sadness that the odds of his making it into outer space were relatively slim, after completing his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University, he did the next best thing - he entered the US Navy as a submarine officer. Almost seventeen years later, he continues to serve on active duty and has earned graduate degrees in Engineering Management and Business Administration. Fitting with his service onboard Fast Attack submarines (SSNs), he does his writing on Saturdays, Sundays, and at Night.

He is married to a lovely lady from Maine. They have four children, and live wherever the Navy deems to send them.

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