City of Dragons

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City of Dragons
City of Dragons (Robin Hobb novel).jpg
Author Robin Hobb
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Rain Wild Chronicles
Genre Fantasy
Publisher HarperVoyager (UK)
Publication date
September 2011 (NL)[1]
Media type Print (hardback)
Preceded by Dragon Haven
Followed by Blood of Dragons

City of Dragons is a fantasy novel by American writer Robin Hobb, the third book in The Rain Wild Chronicles. It was released in September 2011 and is a direct continuation of the previous novel: Dragon Haven.[2]

Plot summary[edit]

Characters[edit]

  • Alise Kincarron Finbok – one of the main protagonists, a self-taught scholar of dragons.
  • Thymara – one of the main protagonists, keeper to Sintara.
  • Sintara – one of the main protagonists, a blue dragon (Thymara's dragon).
  • Captain Leftrin – one of the main protagonists, Captain of the barge Tarman.
  • Sedric – one of the main protagonists, secretary to Hest Finbok, he is assigned to accompany Alise Finbok on her journey. Keeper of Relpda.
  • Tats – keeper of the dragon Fente, childhood friend of Thymara and a former slave.
  • Sylve – keeper of the dragon Mercor.
  • Rapskal – keeper of the dragon Heeby.

Minor Characters

  • Carson Lupskip – a hunter and an old friend of Leftrin's.
  • Davvie – a hunter (bowman) and nephew to Carson.
  • Ranculos – a scarlet, male dragon.
  • Sestican – an azure, male dragon, kept by Warken.
  • Mercor – a golden dragon, tended by Sylve. Implied to have previously been the sea serpent Maulkin.
  • Heeby – a small red dragon queen, tended by Rapskal.
  • Greft – eldest of the keepers, keeper to Kalo.
  • Jerd – keeper of the dragon Veras.
  • Fente – a green dragon queen with a nasty temperament, tended by Tats.
  • Veras – a dragon, tended by Jerd.
  • Arbuc – Alum's dragon.
  • Kalo – a blue-black male dragon, the largest of their clan, tended by Greft.
  • Spit – an unclaimed, stunted silver dragon with a wounded tail.
  • Relpda – a sickly copper dragon queen, tended by Sedric.
  • Kase – a dragon keeper, cousin to Boxter.
  • Boxter – a dragon keeper, cousin to Kase.
  • Alum – a dragon keeper to Arbuc.
  • Nortel – a dragon keeper; one of Greft's closest supporters.
  • Harrikin – a dragon keeper, foster brother to Lecter. He is the second oldest keeper at 20 years.
  • Lecter – a dragon keeper, foster brother to Harrikin.
  • Skelly – Deckhand on Tarman and niece of Leftrin.
  • Big Eider – Deckhand on Tarman.
  • Hennesey – Mate on Tarman.
  • Hest Finbok – Husband of Alise Finbok, a rich and important Bingtown trader.
  • Swarge – Tillerman of the barge Tarman.
  • Bellin – Wife to Swarge, a poleman on Tarman.
  • Tarman – A liveship river barge made from wizardwood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "De Kronieken Van De Wilde Regenland / 3 Drakenstad". bol.com.
  2. ^ Shawl, Nisi (18 February 2012). "Robin Hobb's 'City of Dragons': Trouble in the Rain Wilds". The Seattle Times.