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SF : The Ice Dragon / George R. R. Martin ★★★

Here is an excerpt from the book in which Martin does a great job of describing the Ice Dragon: The ice dragon was a crystalline white, that shade of white that is so hard and cold that it is almost blue.

It was covered with hoarfrost, so the ice dragon george rr martin it moved its skin broke and crackled as the crust on the snow crackles beneath a man's boots, and flakes of rime fell off. Its eyes were clear and deep and icy.

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Its wings were vast and bat-like, colored all the ice dragon george rr martin faint translucent blue. Adara could see the clouds through them, and oftentimes the moon and stars, when the beast wheeled in frozen circles through the skies. Its teeth were icicles, a triple row of them, jagged spears of unequal length, white against its deep blue maw.

When the ice dragon beat its wings, the cold winds blew and the snow swirled and scurried and the world seemed to shrink and shiver.

Sometimes when a door flew open in the cold of winter, driven by a sudden gust of wind, the householder would run to bolt it and say, "An ice dragon flies nearby.

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The ice dragon breathed cold. Ice formed when it breathed. Fires guttered and went out, shriven by the chill.

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Trees froze through to their slow secret souls, and their limbs turned brittle and cracked from their own weight. Animals turned blue and whimpered and died, their eyes bulging and their skin covered over with frost.

The ice dragon breathed death into the world; death and quiet and cold.

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So Adara and the Ice Dragon, these two creatures of winter, the ice dragon george rr martin a special relationship over several winters.

That is, until the outside world in the form of the ongoing war changes circumstances forever and Adara is forced to make some very difficult and life-changing decisions. On the other hand — watch out! The unflinching approach to tragedy that makes the Ice and Fire novels so powerful feels, in a children's story, a little too brutal.

You'll have to decide for yourself, naturally, whether your kid is old enough for the spectacle the ice dragon george rr martin Adara watching her uncle burning to death. Okay, I'm going to hedge my bets and go with a three-star bottom line, because the story does work it's a rare Martin story that does not, at the very least, do that and its brevity and language are completely accessible to children without talking down to them.

Probably the most reliable reviews will be those that come from kids themselves. Finally, a word about the the ice dragon george rr martin in the edition, which I found very disappointing. Yvonne Gilbert is a veteran childrens' book illustrator who has evidently won loads of acclaim in her native England.

Yet her illustrations here are simply dreadful. For the most part they are very sketchy pencil drawings, and it doesn't seem as if she takes the time to research anything. In one drawing early in the book, shown at right, Adara's uncle Hal, who leads a platoon of dragons in the war, is shown wearing presumably medieval armor, including a breastplate and shoulder guards.

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Also, note how Hal is standing with his right the ice dragon george rr martin raised. Poor foreshortening makes his right knee look like it just sprouts directly from his hip. But later in the book, when wounded soldiers are returning home from the devastation at the front lines, they are drawn in uniforms that look Napoleonic.

Also, Adara is shown in two drawings at the book's climax, one where she's riding the ice dragon and one where she's running to her farmhouse after the final battle.