Never an ordinary dragon, Nyra grew up forbidden to breathe fire or fly. Like her mother before her, she has only known a life of enslavement, held in thrall by mountain dragons, which need Nyra’s ripening wings to secure hunting for the future.
But at the cusp of her first flying lesson, new rumors whisper through the herd. Mother pursues friendships in forbidden places, blurring the succinct enemy line. In a whirlwind of realization, Nyra uncovers a secret in plain sight, one thought unknown to her enslavers and putting her at the focal point of rebellion should it come into play.
And come it does, but through an ill-timed accident, killing the slaves’ last chance of escape...or so it seems. To survive, Nyra must overcome old lies and terrible truths, each weaving a war she was never meant to encounter.