The Dragon in the Driveway (Dragon Keepers, Book 2)

By Kate Klimo

The Dragon Keepers have a brand new mission!

It's been raining for days, and dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy were caught inside of with their dragon, Emmy. once the rain stops, they're out of the home in a flash. First on their record of items to do? to determine what the villainous Dr. St. George—a dragon slayer in disguise—is as much as.

But Dr. St. George isn’t in his place of work on the university, and all of his stuff is long gone! Jesse, Daisy, and Emmy fast observe St. George’s newest evil plan: to take over the wooded area and locate the magic golden ax that's buried there. To make concerns worse, he has additionally enslaved the legendary beings which are returning to Goldmine urban. Can the 2 dragon keepers and their dragon loose the hobgoblins and dryads below St. George’s strength and go back the wooded area to right?

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Besides, in accordance with the tales, the farmer acquired all labored up and informed every person that the mining corporation was once tunneling onto his land once they didn’t have a claim,” stated Uncle Joe, biting into his burger. “So what occurred? ” Daisy requested. Uncle Joe shrugged and spoke with an entire mouth. “The farmer blew the mine to smithereens, in response to a few people,” he acknowledged, swallowing difficult and smiling. “Buried the mine less than such a lot of hundreds rubble, no one’s ever dug go into reverse. Oh, yeah, and the explosion killed the pinnacle of the mining corporation. ” “Did the farmer get in hassle? ” Jesse requested. Uncle Joe shook his head. “The research used to be inconclusive. it may were human mischief, however it may additionally were traditional gasoline. The farmer fled in a foreign country. He’s lengthy useless now, of course—this used to be over 100 years in the past. ” “Who owns the Dell now? ” Jesse requested, stealing a glance at Daisy. Uncle Joe acknowledged, “That’s a superb query. nobody is familiar with. The land’s held in a few form of complex belief. A financial institution in Switzerland will pay the taxes each year, yet nobody is aware who or the place the present proprietors are … that is fortunate for you men, since you get the Dell all to yourselves. ” “Not anymore, we don’t,” Jesse muttered as he dropped his half-eaten hamburger onto his plate. past due that evening, a surprising noise woke up Jesse. He sat up in mattress and blinked on the clock until eventually it got here into concentration. It used to be o’clock within the morning, however the complete moon lit up his room like sunlight. He went over to the window and regarded out. Emmy was once status within the driveway, staring correct again up at him. She was once in complete dragon shape, her attractive blue-green scales resplendent within the moonlight. Jesse’s middle pounded. they'd been cautious, as regularly, to fasten her within the storage. How had she gotten out? Jesse jammed his toes into his footwear, ran during the rest room to Daisy’s room, and shook her unsleeping. “Emmy’s out,” he advised her in a noisy whisper. “Get your footwear on! ” “Yikes! ” Daisy popped up and peeled away the covers, her hair a nest of snarls. She groped round below the mattress for her shoes and fumbled with the laces. Then the 2 of them tiptoed down the steps and during the kitchen. They opened and closed the again door, cautious to not permit it slam. Then they ran down the trail towards the dragon within the driveway. Daisy whispered frantically, “Emmy! What are you doing? What if somebody sees you? ” “No one sees me,” Emmy hissed again at Daisy. “Mrs. Nosy-Britches is quickly asleep in her nest. ” “How did you get out? ” Jesse desired to understand. “My new pals opened the door,” Emmy acknowledged fortunately. “I love them. ” “New associates? ” Jesse requested. “What new neighbors? ” Daisy requested. “Those new friends,” stated Emmy, waving her fingers towards the trellis through the part of the storage. figures as tall as bushes towered within the dappled shadows. Daisy gasped and reached out for Jesse’s arm as one of many figures progressed into the moonlight. His hair used to be lengthy and darkish and tangled up and whole of pine needles. His ft have been naked. His feet have been very soiled, tinged with eco-friendly, two times so long as anyone’s ft ever turn out to be, and coated with lengthy light hairs.

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