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At the Queen's Command: The First Book of the Crown Colonies  | [Michael A. Stackpole]

At the Queen's Command: The First Book of the Crown Colonies 

The colonies of Mistria are in turmoil. They face wars between the competing empires and insurrection from natives and colonists alike. Prince Vladamier is a Norillian noble, and Nephew to King Richard. He has little political power, but struggles to ensure the colonists interests are represented back in the court. The one thing he does have is a wurm... one of the few existing "dragons" from a clutch of eggs discovered in the old world, hundreds of years ago.
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In At the Queen's Command, the first book in The Crown Colonies series, best-selling writer Michael A. Stackpole presents a creative fantasy/historical novel modeled on the American Revolutionary War. In Stackpole's world, the Crown Colonies of Mystria are on the verge of revolt - and dragons are to play a surprising role in their fate. Told from the perspectives of Captain Owen Strake, a Redcoat; and Prince Vladimir, who represents the colonists, this tale benefits greatly from a warm, richly intonated performance from English voice actor Peter Batchelor, who infuses his voiceover with great character.

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The colonies of Mistria are in turmoil. They face wars between the competing empires and insurrection from natives and colonists alike. Prince Vladamier is a Norillian noble, and Nephew to King Richard. He has little political power, but struggles to ensure the colonists interests are represented back in the court. The one thing he does have is a wurm... one of the few existing "dragons" from a clutch of eggs discovered in the old world, hundreds of years ago.

As Mistria swirl into chaos, Vlad is married off to an old world princess. This new alliance is supposed to help supply money and mercenaries to put down the various insurrections. But, nobody suspects that Vlad's wurm is about to undergo a change that will impact the worlds delicate political balance...

©2010 Michael A. Stackpole (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    The battle was moving.


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