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Ultimate Dragon, the (1995) [Anthology]
by Kevin J. Anderson Joanne Bertin Nick (Nicholas A.) DiChario Harlan Ellison Ian Hunter Phyllis Ann Karr Andy Lane Ursula K. Le Guin Tanith Lee Gordon R. Menzies Gerald Perkins Mike Resnick Josepha Sherman Robert Silverberg S.P. Somtow Lois Tilton Mary A. Turzillo Cynthia Ward Lawrence Watt-Evans Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Jane Yolen Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):


In this mythic and wondrous collection, some of the world's best-known authors of the fantastic explore the legends and lore of the fire-breathing creatures that have captured the imagination of adventure lovers everywhere - dragons.

From S.P. Somtov's dramatic tale of an ancient dragon owned by a family in modern Thailand to Ursula K. Le Guin's classic story of the power of a dragon's naming, from Tanith Lee's portrait of a dying dragon on to Harlan Ellison and Robert Silverberg's look at a dragon whose love for a human woman could spell doom for the whole Earth - here are spectacular dragon stories transcending time and place.


  • Introduction by Tanith Lee
  • Age by Tanith Lee
  • Tin Lizzies by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
  • Ulf the Wyrm by Lois Tilton
  • Short Straws by Kevin J. Anderson
  • Pleasantly Pink by Mike Resnick and Nicholas A. DiChario
  • The Rule of Names by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Sirinta's Dragon by Lawrence Watt-Evans
  • Dream Reader by Jane Yolen
  • The Dragon on the Bookshelf by Harlan Ellison and Robert Silverberg
  • The Shedding and the Song by Ian Hunter
  • The Old, Old Story by Andrew Lane
  • The Mandlebrot Dragon by Mary A. Turzillo
  • Dragon Lord's Justice by Joanne Bertin
  • Grandfather's Briefcase by Gerald Perkins
  • Mordred and the Dragon by Phyllis Ann Karr
  • Falcon and Dragon by Josepha Sherman
  • When the Summons came from Camelot by Cynthia Ward
  • Serpent Feather by Gordon R. Menzies
  • Dragon's Fin Soup by S.P. Somtow
  • Biographies
Edited by
Byron Preiss
John Betancourt
& Keith R.A. DeCandido

Original title: The Ultimate Dragon
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyA BestiaryMythical Beasts

The following works are contained within this one:
     Rule of Names, the (1964) [Short Story]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
     Age (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Tanith Lee

Edition #1: Ultimate Dragon, the

Ultimate Dragon, the (1995)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Byron Preiss John Gregory Betancourt Keith R.A. DeCandido
Introduction by: Tanith Lee
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Manifested in:

Ultimate Dragon, the (2003)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: iBooks
ISBN: 0743458680
Dimensions: 4.3 x 6.8 x 0.8
Pages: 313

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