A Natural History of Dragons
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By Marie Brennan

fantasy | 334 pages | Published in 2013

You, dear reader, continue at your own risk. It is not for the faint of heart—no more so than the study of dragons itself. But such study offers rewards beyond compare: to stand in a dragon's presence, even for the briefest of moments—even at the risk of one's life—is a delight that, once experienced, can never be forgotten. . . .All the world, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, know Isabella, Lady Trent, to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the remarkable woman who brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth and misunderstanding into the clear light of modern science. But before she became the illustrious figure we know today, there was a bookish young woman whose passion for learning, natural history, and, yes, dragons defied the stifling conventions of her day.Here at last, in her own words, is the true story of a pioneering spirit who risked her reputation, her prospects, and her fragile flesh and bone to satisfy her scientific curiosity; of how she sought true love and happiness despite her lamentable eccentricities; and of her thrilling expedition to the perilous mountains of Vystrana, where she made the first of many historic discoveries that would change the world forever.

ISBN_13:9780765331960

Quotes

The first thing you must know about dragons, my dear, is that they are impossible.

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Dragons are creatures of fire and destruction, but they are also creatures of knowledge.

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To be a dragon naturalist is to live a life of curiosity, adventure, and danger.

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Dragons are not simply beasts to be studied; they are beings with their own desires and motivations.

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Dragons are the epitome of power and majesty, and yet they hold secrets that we have only begun to uncover.

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The best way to learn about dragons is to observe them in their natural habitat.

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Dragons are not to be feared, but to be respected and understood.

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The study of dragons is a blend of science and art, requiring both intellect and imagination.

Marie Brennan

Dragons are the embodiment of ancient wisdom, and their knowledge could unlock countless mysteries of the world.

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To truly understand dragons, one must be willing to challenge conventional beliefs and explore new possibilities.

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