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Ice Dragon, the (1980) [Short Story]
by George R. R. Martin Rating: Weighted - 6.8 / Average - 6.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

A young girl's strange affection for coldness is rewarded by secret winter flights on the legendary Ice Dragon, who comes to visit her isolated playground in the frozen fields near her family's farm. When her uncle, a dragonrider for the king's army, warns them they must soon flee south to escape the advancing enemy, she runs away to find her icy friend and fly to the land of always-winter. But as enemy dragons descend on her farm, and she must decide to risk her precious Ice Dragon to save her family from the fire-breathing enemy.

First published in Dragons of Light.

Also published in:

  • A Dragon-Loverís Treasury of the Fantastic
  • GRRM: A RRetrospective

Later edited and published as a childrens novel under the same name.

Original title: The Ice Dragon
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Mythical Beasties (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: George R. R. Martin , Tanith Lee , Jack Vance , Theodore Sturgeon , Edward D. Hoch , Robert F. Young , Mildred Clingerman , Frank R. Stockton , Hans Christian Andersen , Thomas Easton , Andrew Lang , Thomas N. Scortia , Frank A. Javor
     Dragon-Loverís Treasury of the Fantastic, a (1994) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , Orson Scott Card , Anne McCaffrey , George R. R. Martin , Gregory Benford , L. Sprague de Camp , David Drake , Joan D. Vinge , Craig Shaw Gardner , Patricia A. McKillip , Mike Resnick , Lois Tilton , Steve Rasnic Tem , Gordon R. Dickson , Esther M. Friesner , Jane Yolen , Marc Laidlaw , Mickey Zucker Reichert , Barbara Delaplace , Nancy Varian Berberick , eluki bes shahar
     GRRM: A RRetrospective (2003) [Collection]
      Author: George R. R. Martin

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