• Joust

    Joust

    Joust

    Mercedes Lackey

    The secret of the dragonsvetch was an altan serf working the land which had once been his family's farm. young and slight, vetch would have died of overwork, exposure, and starvation if not for the anger which was his only real sustenance--anger that he had lost his home and family in a war of conquest waged by the dragon-riding jousters of tia. tia had usurped nearly halt of alta's lands and enslaved or killed many of vetch's countrymen. sometimes it seemed that his entire cruel fate revolved around dragons and

    Book 1
  • Alta

    Alta

    Alta

    Mercedes Lackey

    Dragon ridervetch had done the unimaginable. he had secretly raised his own baby dragon, a crimson female he named avatre, and when she first took flight he had been on her back. although avatre was new to flight, with the help of his trainer and friend, the dragon jouster ari, he had managed to evade pursuit, escaping from the compound that housed the dragon-riding troops of tia, his homeland's enemies. aided by the nomadic tribes of the desert, vetch and avatre had crossed the vast sands heading north toward the

    Book 2
  • Sanctuary

    Sanctuary

    Sanctuary

    Mercedes Lackey

    The lost city of the desertkiron had achieved more than he had ever dreamed possible. on the back of his dragon, avatre, he had crossed the vast desert and reached alta, the kingdom of his birth. once there, he had been accepted into the jousters compound and had shared his most valuable secret: how to raise and tame dragons.but there was also a dark side to kiron's life. for he had come to learn that a powerful and unethical magical order, the magi, were controlling alta by systematically draining the

    Book 3
  • Aerie

    Aerie

    Aerie

    Mercedes Lackey

    In the fourth and final novel of mercedes lackey's dragon jousters series, kiron, the man who had once been a dragon-boy called vetch, has united the dragon riders and managed to rid their world of both war and magical domination. but are the evil magi really gone for good? as kiron tries to build a new civilization at the site of an abandoned cliff dweller's city, called aerie, conflicts arise, and he soon realizes there is a vast conspiracy at work, which includes individuals who have infiltrated every walk of

    Book 4