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Dragon Queen

Name of Web-Serial: Dragon Queen Posting Schedule:  Wednesdays & Saturdays Post Minimum: 1000 words Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Graphic Elements: Moderate Violence Brief Summary or Premise: A blind man and a gold-eyed woman had a baby seventeen years ago named Trava. The woman disappeared, leaving Trava

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Chapter 1

A hooded, hunched-over stranger walked into the tavern. Trava looked up from her seat at the bar. Usually she knew everyone who came in. But she didn’t know this man.  She stood up. “Stranger, would you like a drink?” she

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Chapter 2

Trava woke as the sun rose. She stretched and blinked her eyes. She sat up, then immediately laid back down on her mattress and groaned. Running the tavern always resulted in a late night. She didn’t like waking up so

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Chapter 3

The dragon must have been huge, because it blocked part of the sun. Its white, feathered wings made it almost look like a cloud. She could see light reflect on its face, as if there were glass there. Trava squinted.

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Chapter 4

Trava rushed to the old man, taking her father’s corpse from him. She cradled her dead father in her arms. The old man made a sound, but she silenced him with a glare. “How could you have let him die?”

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Chapter 5

The tavern seemed darker to her, now that her father was dead. More vacant. More empty. She decided not to check on the old man. She didn’t need another headache. Instead she cleaned the tavern and prepared drinks for later

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Chapter 6

The old man held the burning wood above the wooden floor. “What’s wrong with you?” Badan said. “Put that fire out.” The old man grinned, but didn’t respond. Trava could see Sajag creeping up behind the old man, but she

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Chapter 7

Trava woke up later than she normally did. The sun was already above the horizon. She saw Sajag walking around where they had camped. Trava rolled onto her side. She and Sajag hadn’t talked much before sleeping, probably because they’d

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Chapter 8

Trava’s eyes darted around. The old man’s appearance must be a hoax, she thought. She’d left him inside a burning building. She’d been certain the old man had died in there. “I overheard that you are ready to go to

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