Author(s): Alison Goodman
Eon has been studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic for four years, hoping he'll become apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune. But he also has a dark secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been living a dangerous lie for the chance to become a Dragoneye, the human link to an energy dragon's power. It is forbidden for females to practise the Dragon Magic and, if discovered, Eon faces a terrible death. But after a brilliant sword ceremony, Eon is catapulted into the treacherous world of the Imperial court, where his desperate lie comes to light...
Alison Goodman was the 1999 DJ O'Hearn Memorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne. She holds a Master of Arts and teaches creative writing at postgraduate level. She lives in bayside Melbourne.