THE SPELL OF WAR
When Rohan was crowned High Prince and his Sunrunner wife Sioned became High Princess, they swore to keep the peace of the lands and preserve the secret of the dragons, and inheritance they would one day pass on to their only child, Pol, heir to both princely and Sunrunner powers. But the evil influenced by the former High Prince Roelstra had not ended with his death at Rohan's hands. And even as Pol gew to manhood, other young men were being trained in the ways of war, youths descended from Roelstra and claimed by Rohan's enemies as willing pawns in what could become a bloody battle for succession.
Yet not all players in these games of power fought merely with words or swords. For now a foe vanquished by the Sunrunners ages ago was once again growing in strength, and enemy determined to destroy Sunrunners and High Prince alike. And the only hope of defeating these masters of dark sorcery lay in reclaiming the knowledge to carefully concealed in the long-lost Star Scroll...
Melanie Rawn was born in California, and graduated from Scripps College with a BA in history. She has worked as a teacher and as an editor, before she wrote her bestselling "Dragon Prince" trilogy. Melanie took a break from writing from 1995 to 2005, due to family obligations. After the death of her mother she began to write again.