epilogue to Heart of the Dragon's Realm

cover of Heart of the Dragon's Realm
cover art by Tara Scarcello
Note: This page is intended for — well, anyone interested, but I imagine the primary target audience will be people who have already read the book in question. If you're averse to being spoiled for a story's plot and you're planning to read this one someday, I recommend skipping this page for now.

Beatris picked up the snake that tried to slither out of the swaddling. She held it to her face. “No,” she said, then put it back on top of the blankets, where it changed into a snail. “Dragon-spawn,” she sighed, and settled herself to watch its slow escape.