Lichen grew up dreaming he was going to test into the Earth Caste.
Being a bride is a state of mind, not of body.
Prince Ronan of Moorcondia knows he is one of the luckiest boys alive.
Ling is hated by everyone in the Monastery because his birth killed his mother. He hopes Caste testing will ease his troubles—either his rank will be so low that everyone will forget about him, or it will be so high they’ll be forced to respect him.
Stealing from a dragon’s hoard is never a bright idea, but stealing from a baby dragon’s hoard can lead to tears, sniffles, and smoke in the middle of a busy marketplace.