Eon has been revealed as Eona, the first female Dragoneye in hundreds of years. Along with fellow rebels Ryko and Lady Dela, she is on the run from High Lord Sethon's army. The renegades are on a quest for the black folio, stolen by the drug-riddled Dillon; they must also find Kygo, the young Pearl Emperor, who needs Eona's power and the black folio if he is to wrest back his throne from the selfstyled "Emperor" Sethon. Through it all, Eona must come to terms with her new Dragoneye identity and power - and learn to bear the anguish of the ten dragons whose Dragoneyes were murdered. As they focus their power through her, she becomes a dangerous conduit for their plans. . . .
Eona, with its pulse-pounding drama and romance, its unforgettable fight scenes, and its surprises, is the conclusion to an epic only Alison Goodman could create.
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"Although this installment covers a lot of ground (perhaps too much) [it] should leave readers satisfied as Eona's adventures draw to a close. Ages 12up." - Publishers Weekly
"One of those rare and welcome fantasies that complicate black-and-white morality. Ages 12+." - Kirkus
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Alison Goodman was born in Australia and after a bit of wandering, now lives in her beloved hometown, Melbourne. She was the 1999 D.J. OHearn Memorial Fellow at Melbourne University, holds a master of arts, and teaches creative writing at the postgraduate level.
She is the author of Singing the Dogstar Blues (2004) and Eon: Dragoneye Reborn. She is currently working on the second volume of the Dragoneye series, Eona:The Last Dragoneye, which is scheduled for April 2011.
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