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Jakkin, a 15-year-old bond boy, works with many others in Sarkkhan's worm farm/nursery on the desert planet Austar IV. Jakkin plans to steal a baby dragon from the farm to raise, hoping to train the dragon to fight and earn him enough money to buy himself out of bond, as well as the dragon's freedom.
Eventually, with the help of Akki, a girl at the nursery, he succeeds and names his dragon Heart's Blood. After a year of training and growing, Akki arranges a way for Jakkin and his beautiful red dragon to engage in their first battle.
©2004 Jane Yolen; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By H.Bryant on 03-02-16

Old story brought to life.

My first introduction to this was PBS story break. Loved it then, love it now. Great sci-fi touches without being too heavy on the tech. interesting work up on the world.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Zachary G. on 04-12-18

Entertaining and well Narrated

The story is a slow start but it is a very nice listen and sparks the imagination. This book is great for a long car ride or flight. Well Read and Spoken the narrator never mixes voices making the tale easy to follow.

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