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This is something of a guess, but I wonder if this is one of the Dragon Nimbus novels by Irene Radford. The Glass Dragon In a realm that has always been protected by its magicians, a kingdom whose ruler's life and power is inextricably linked with that of the dragons, a time of crisis has arrived. Someone is killing the dragons, and as their numbers ...


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What do you mean by asking why dragons don't walk like "other" lizards? Why do you assume that dragons are lizards? Lizards are a subcategory of reptiles. Are dragons even reptiles? That is what this question asks: Is Smaug a reptile?1 What do Tolkien's dragons themselves think about the subject of their relationship to lizards? I can quote Smaug: ...


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The Dragonling by Jackie Koller Darek can't wait for his first Dragonquest. Then he can be just like his older brother, Clep, the hero who brought down a Great Blue, the largest and fiercest dragon of all. Darek goes to admire the kill -- and finds a dragonling peeking out of the giant dragon's pouch. Scared but curious, he feeds the hungry baby and makes ...


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The looks to be "The Day of the Dragon" (ISFDB) by Guy Endore and first published in 1934, as per the guy looking for it here: Hi, all. I'm looking for a short story in which a mad scientist type believes that crocodiles (or possibly alligators) are descended from dragons, and that he can force individuals to regress back into being dragons by ...


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Could this be The Fireman by Joe Hill? His new novel, The Fireman, seems at first to be playing in the same sandbox. It’s the story of nurse Harper Grayson, who watches as the world becomes overrun by a disease known as dragonscale. At first the sickness causes the victims’ skin to be covered with an ashen, patterned mark, not unlike a tattoo; eventually, ...


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