By Marie Brennan
The exciting event of girl Trent keeps in Marie Brennan's Voyage of the Basilisk...
Devoted readers of girl Trent's past memoirs, A normal heritage of Dragons and The Tropic of Serpents, might think themselves already familiar with the details of her historical voyage aboard the Royal Survey send Basilisk, however the real tale of that illuminating, harrowing, and scandalous trip hasn't ever been revealed—until now.
Six years after her perilous exploits in Eriga, Isabella embarks on her so much formidable excursion but: a two-year journey around the globe to check all demeanour of dragons in each position they could be chanced on. From feathered serpents sunning themselves within the ruins of a fallen civilization to the strong sea serpents of the tropics, those creatures are a resource of either unending fascination and common peril. Accompanying her isn't just her younger son, Jake, yet a chivalrous international archaeologist whose pursuits converge with Isabella's in methods either expert and personal.
Science is, in fact, the first target of the voyage, yet Isabella's lifestyles is never so basic. She needs to focus on storms, shipwrecks, intrigue, and battle, while she makes a discovery that provides a progressive new perception into the traditional historical past of dragons.