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The Fire Eternal by Chris D'Lacey

The Fire Eternal (edition 2008)

by Chris D'Lacey (Author)

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As the weather grows wilder and the ice caps melt, Arctic bears starve, dragons awake, the earth goddess Gaia becomes restless, and Alexa, the daughter of best-selling author David Rain, uses her special abilities in an attempt to save the world from the forces of evil.
Title:The Fire Eternal
Authors:Chris D'Lacey (Author)
Info:Scholastic (2008), Edition: 1st, 507 pages
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This Book is about A man who disappeared 5 years ago in the arctic (book time related). This man is named David Rain. The way he disappeared was he was impaled with and ice spear through his heart or chest. But in this book he hasn't died he now has a daughter named Alexa. Alexa plays a massive role in this book as the savior. Alexa has to save the world from the earth spirit Gaia. But the book asks "Will she disappear like her father?" so it adds mystery to this book.

I honestly love this book. Its apart of the Last Dragon Chronicles which has 7 novels. This is my favorite series so far and i hope that everyone would Love It. Whats special about these books is that they have a hint of suspense at the end of the book. So you could look forward to the next book to come at your local library. This book is the 4th book of the 7 book series. Everyone should read this series.
  luisalucas101 | Oct 27, 2016 |
The Fire Eternal is the fourth book in the Last Dragon chronicles, by Chris d'Lacey. In the last book, David Rain was supposedly killed by a spear made of ice. Five years later, his partner, Zanna and his daughter, Alexa are living with the Pennykettles, sixteen-year-old Lucy, Liz, and Arthur. At the same time at the Arctic, Ragnar and a group of his companions are journeying to the North Pole. A Scottish man starts to have a relationship with Zanna, but it turns out that he's a reporter investigating David's dissapearence, and Lucy was helping him. Lucy is kidnapped by the Ix, a group of the Fain, and Tam(the Scott) goes after her. It turns out that Ragnar the bear is actually David, who plans to open humans to the problems of global warming.The Ix want to stop him and make people be scared and sad, but their plan is thwarted. In the end, Zanna, Alexa and David are reunited.
This book proved a welcome sequel to Fire Star. I found it quite nice that the Author continued the series, even though it would have been fine by me for him to end the series there. I found the story intruguing in some parts and funny in others. However, I felt like the author thought that the relationship of David and Zanna wasn't important. I don't know the reason for this. I liked this book alot. However, I liked Fire Star more. I hope that Dark Fire will fix all the problems this book had. ( )
  JanW.B1 | Nov 18, 2013 |
The Fire Eternal
“The Fire Eternal” is about David Rain, a bestselling author that went missing five years ago. He was a resident of the Pennykettle house hold. The family might have looked normal, but they were far from it. They were a magical family linked to dragons by blood. Lucy, the main character was part human part dragon, and the cause of David Rain’s disappearance. David was in the polar ice caps trying to defend Lucy when David got speared in the heart. Lucy was still in denial of David’s death even though she saw it happen. Lucy was a computer geek; she was very smart and technical with computers so her dragon had shared characteristics. Her dragon was able to work well with computers and her tail was a USB. The story also includes Zanna, she was a sibyl or a witch that had a very bad temper. She would always lose her temper with Lucy when she talked about David, Zanna’s husband. Then there is Alexa, David and Zanna’s five year old daughter. She was able to do things even her mother couldn’t do with regards to magic.
She could draw things that she had never seen before and get every aspect of that object correct. She was also able to sense that David was alive and that he wasn’t fully human. When he was speared through the heart he transformed into a polar bear. He was then able to switch forms from polar bear to human easily. Special magic put in him allowed him to use the aura or life force to heal bears or make them spirits. He was also the holder of white fire; a fire that didn't burn ice or his followers. It was how he saved or gave life to weak creatures. During his journey to the North Pole he was going to call all the dragons to help him fight the Ix, the aliens. Calling the dragons would have been a very bad idea if Lucy hadn't been abducted by the aliens and told their plan. Then Lucy was forced to make a gargoyle out of dark fire which was going to be used to kill her mother. It almost worked until David came into the garden where the family was fighting the gargoyle.
The family defeated the gargoyle with help from an evil sibyl that helped them because they were all family fighting together. This book was very exciting and action packed. I would recommend this book to my friends or family that like reading about fantasy. It is also very confusing. If you don’t pay close attention to every detail of the book you will get lost. I got lost many times and had to reread some pages so I would get full understanding. The only reason I wouldn’t recommend this book to people is its complex layout. The characters in this book are very loyal. The family will do anything to get David back .This causes some issues in the family. To me it was one of the best books I have read because it is a mix of new technology with old beliefs; which is a quote from Zanna in the book “we live in an age where dragons are real and polar bears rule the arctic and we worry about TV and video games”. Everyone is different so it’s up to you to read it and find out if you like the book. I would read books from this author again if I had a choice. ( )
  DonteR.B4 | Oct 21, 2013 |
Another great book in the Dragons series. I will say that this book is much more complicated than the first, with multiple story lines and several new characters. But I suppose this is characteristic of fantasy series. ( )
  bridgetrwilson | Mar 27, 2013 |
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As the weather grows wilder and the ice caps melt, Arctic bears starve, dragons awake, the earth goddess Gaia becomes restless, and Alexa, the daughter of best-selling author David Rain, uses her special abilities in an attempt to save the world from the forces of evil.

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Five years have passed since David Rain disappeared mysteriously in the Arctic. Life in Wayward Crescent has settled to relative normality. But as the weather grows wild and the ice caps melt, all eyes turn north, where bears and the souls of the Inuit dead are combining to produce a spectacular solution.
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