- 2009 Dobby Award: Best Novella/Short Story
After years abroad working with dragons, Kate Wiggins is sent home to England to petition the Ministry for the funds her team needs to continue their research. But when she runs into an old friend, displaced wounds reemerge and threaten to distract Kate from her work. Can she make peace with her past or will old hurts compromise her judgment and put both their futures at risk?
- Prologue: Fire
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