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Joust: Joust #1 by Mercedes Lackey

Joust: Joust #1 (original 2003; edition 2004)

by Mercedes Lackey (Author)

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Vetch, an Altan serf, must learn the secret of the Tian jousters and their dragons in order to save his people.
Title:Joust: Joust #1
Authors:Mercedes Lackey (Author)
Info:DAW (2004), 448 pages
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Joust by Mercedes Lackey (2003)


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 Name that Book: Fantasy - probably YA Dragons7 unread / 7Sam19, March 2018

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I liked the world it was different to most cliches settings.

I liked the ascendancy of the main character, it kept tension the whole time.

the relationship between Ari and Vetch made sense.

a few more things could have gone wrong, it might have added to the tension and provided a bit of extra growth for the character of Vetch ( )
  benkaboo | Aug 18, 2022 |
Even though I knew what the story was going to be since i had read the short story this came from, it still was different enough it wasn't like i was reading the same thing. And it was lovely. ( )
  xofelf | Apr 5, 2022 |
I like the books Mercedes lackey writes, she is good at creating a believable world and people to populate it. This series starts off very strong though I do feel that it falls off a bit as it progresses. It is truly readable and enjoyable. ( )
  KateKat11 | Sep 24, 2021 |
Pleasantly surprised by this serf through dedication developing skills and escaping servitude. Egyptian themed world building enjoyable and engaging for me too. Look forward to the remainder of the trilogy. ( )
  brakketh | Jan 27, 2020 |
3.5 stars. I really liked this book but then I haven't found a book about dragons that I haven't liked yet. I wish the dragons had more personality though. I guess I was spoiled by the Dragonriders of Pern. ( )
  Catsysta | Aug 5, 2018 |
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