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The Dragon Conspiracy

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After solving The Grendel Affair, the agents have another SPI File to investigate... We’re Supernatural Protection & Investigations, known as SPI. We battle the real monsters of myth and legend, but this Halloween, we’re searching for diamonds… A gala opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has attracted the upper crust of Manhattan—and thieves. A trio of vile harpies attacks the crowd and steals the stars of the exhibition: a colorful cluster of seven cursed diamonds known as the Dragon Eggs. In the right mage’s hands, each stone can pack a magical wallop. Together they have the power to “cure” the supernaturals of the tristate area—but for many of those vampires and werewolves, that means turning into dust. I’m Makenna Fraser, a seer for SPI. With the help of my partner, Ian, and the other agents, I have twenty-four hours to prevent total global panic, find the diamonds, and save the supernatural community. No biggie...

The International Dragon Conspiracy

The International Dragon Conspiracy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: George Buford
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Morris the Jewish wizard and this traveling companion, Trog the troll, enter a country where the king has his police grabbing and torturing people to make them confess that theyre part of what he believes is the International Dragon Conspiracy. There is a real dragon, one who keeps burning large areas of the kings land and burning any knights who come after him. Morris and Trog, who are traveling to a distant land to meet the wizard who controls the great dragon of Alhambra, decide that a good way to get money for their trip is to get rid of this dragon and claim the reward. A problem develops, however, in that the dragon turns out to be a nice fellow named Zil who is only burning things because he has serious allergy problems that make him spray fire whenever he sneezes. Morris cures Zils allergies, but knowing that the king will have Zil killed if they take him back, Morris, Trog, and Zil make a run for it and escape from the kingdom. Morris needs to disguise Zil. Trog can be passed off as merely a large, hairy man, but Zil is obviously a dragon. A cooperative tailor who believes that being a dragon is merely a valid alternative lifestyle, provides Zil with a monks robe that covers him from head to toe. While camping one night, they meet Ezzie, a runaway servant girl. Ezzie sees Zil uncovered, but Morris convinces her that Zil is really a good and noble monk who was cursed by an evil wizard. Ezzie joins them in their journey and becomes Trogs lover. She eventually learns the truth about both Zil and Trog, but accepts them for what they are. At a chapel in the middle of a large cemetery one night, Morris encounters a beautiful young woman who has gone into a coma called false death. At the urging of her lover, Morris performs a ceremony to raise her from false death; unfortunately, he also accidentally raises all the real dead in the cemetery. Zombies start digging their way out of the graves. Morris and the others make a dash down the hill to the nearest village to warn them that the zombies are coming. With the help of some ancient books on black magic, Morris manages to get rid of the zombies--but its a close call. Farther on, they enter a large forest and come to a village that that is plagued by vampires. The woman who runs the inn where Morris and his friends are staying is horrified, because her daughter is in love with a vampire boy. The boy is a vegetarian; unfortunately, the boys father is not. With a combination of his silver tongue and his wizard skills, along with help from Zil, Morris manages to unite the boy and girl while dealing with the vampire father. In yet another village, Morris and his friends encounter a man who turns into a werewolf at every full moon. The man, knowing that Morris is a wizard, pleads with him for help. Morris studies the problem and manages to cure him--but not at in the way the man was expecting. Later, while staying at an inn, Morris and the others meet three young witches who have accidentally called up Satan and need Morris to help send him back. Thats fine with Satan; he wants to be sent back, but no one can figure out how. Finally, they call up Satans wife, Lillith, and she uses her knowledge to send both Satan and herself back to their realm. Finally, Morris and his friends come to the end of their journey, a meeting with the wizard who controls the great dragon of Alhambra. The wizard proves to be the local baron. He also proves to be power crazed and insane. After dealing with him, Morris and the others climb a nearby volcanic mountain and go into a cave where the meet the great dragon himself. The dragon is grateful to them for freeing him from the grip of the wizard, but what he grants them is not quite what they were looking for when they started their journey

The World of Eldaterra, Volume One: The Dragon Conspiracy

The World of Eldaterra, Volume One: The Dragon Conspiracy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: P. R. Moredun
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The World of Eldaterra, Volume One: The Dragon Conspiracy by P. R. Moredun Summary

They've been kicked out of their world. Now they want ours. In 1895 . . . a policeman follows a trail of murders that leads to a discovery too incredible to believe. In 1910 . . . fourteen-year-old James Kinghorn finds an entrance to Eldaterra, the Old World, where magic forces -- good and evil -- struggle for domination. With the help of some unexpected friends, including two dwarf brothers, a beguiling elf, parlanimals, and a wizard with many secrets, James uncovers a deadly conspiracy that began fifteen years before. If the enemy's plans are not stopped, both worlds will plunge into unthinkable chaos. . . . The first book of the World of Eldaterra series weaves mystery and fantasy into an extraordinary, heart-stopping adventure.

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #3

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Sakai
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Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #3 by Stan Sakai Summary

Usagi springs his friend Tomoe from captivity in a daring escape! Meanwhile, bounty-hunter Gen gets closer to his deadly prey, Zato-Ino, the blind Swordspig! All this and brand-new color add up to make this one of the most epic Usagi tales of all time!

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #1

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Sakai
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Presenting the start of perhaps Usagi's greatest story ever! A sinister plot to overthrow the Shogun percolates and one of Usagi's friends is captured! The ensuing machinations will draw in not only Usagi, but bounty hunter Gen, and the blind swordspig Zato-Ino! All new color makes this a must-have for any long-time fan, as well as a great place to start for any new readers looking to start their own Usagi Yojimbo journey!

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #5

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #5 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Sakai
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Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #5 by Stan Sakai Summary

One of Usagi's most classic and epic adventures reaches its penultimate chapter! As a castle is sieged to prevent a revolt against the shogun, Usagi and friends must make a desperate gambit to prevent the land from descending into war. Not everyone will survive the mighty struggle that ensues!

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #6

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #6 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Sakai
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Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #6 by Stan Sakai Summary

The danger to the realm has passed and the victors celebrate… but for one character a final chance for redemption and a life of peace is about to slip out of reach. Don't miss the epic conclusion to one of Usagi's most celebrated stories, now in all-new color!

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #2

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Sakai
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Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #2 by Stan Sakai Summary

A web of deceit and intrigue grows wider as more players are drawn in to a far-reaching power struggle! For Usagi, it will mean a fight to the death in one of his most harrowing battles ever, with the vengeful ninja Shingen! All new colors bring this classic Usagi story to life like never before!

The Dragon's Mercy

The Dragon's Mercy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeffrey Bardwell
Editor: Twigboat Press
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Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #4

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #4 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Sakai
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Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #4 by Stan Sakai Summary

Usagi makes a surprise alliance with the ninja Shingen as bounty-hunter Gen finally catches up to the outlaw Zato-Ino for a fight to the finish! Multiple threads start to converge as this classic Usagi tale comes to life in all-new color!

Dragon Lord Chronicles

Dragon Lord Chronicles Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael J. Kearns
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The dragon lord to the five kingdoms has been assassinated, throwing the kingdoms into turmoil. After young dragon rider Alaric Smithson is relieved of duty, he enters to vie for the position of dragon lord. With his reluctant companion, the seer Cassandra Youngblood, they uncover a conspiracy that could disrupt the Spring Council of the five kingdoms and bring about war. Together with Alaric’s father, Adric Smithson, captain of the Palace Guard, and Princess Kari, Cassandra’s mentor, they race against time to expose the conspirators to prevent the war that is about to be thrust upon them.

The Demon-Haunted World

The Demon-Haunted World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carl Sagan
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A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace “A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought.”—Los Angeles Times How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to the very well-being of our democratic institutions. Casting a wide net through history and culture, Sagan examines and authoritatively debunks such celebrated fallacies of the past as witchcraft, faith healing, demons, and UFOs. And yet, disturbingly, in today's so-called information age, pseudoscience is burgeoning with stories of alien abduction, channeling past lives, and communal hallucinations commanding growing attention and respect. As Sagan demonstrates with lucid eloquence, the siren song of unreason is not just a cultural wrong turn but a dangerous plunge into darkness that threatens our most basic freedoms. Praise for The Demon-Haunted World “Powerful . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing.”—The Washington Post Book World “Compelling.”—USA Today “A clear vision of what good science means and why it makes a difference. . . . A testimonial to the power of science and a warning of the dangers of unrestrained credulity.”—The Sciences “Passionate.”—San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle

Usagi Yojimbo #4

Usagi Yojimbo #4 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Sakai
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In this explosive new story, Usagi goes back to his roots as a yojimbo (bodyguard) when he is hired by Lady Mura, a famous writer, to keep her safe on her perilous journey to her father's home. Making matters worse, Usagi is thrown into a bitter dispute between Lady Mura and her jealous ex-husband (a high ranking lord). A wild tale of action, drama, and adventure!

Structophis

Structophis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joseph R. Lallo
Editor: Joseph R. Lallo
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Structophis is a heartwarming YA adventure from the author of The Book of Deacon, Bypass Gemini, and Free-Wrench. It is based upon a concept and artwork by ProjectENDO. In a small town in Colorado, Markus Spiros was just getting his life on track. By day he worked as a veterinary tech, by night he took classes. His steady little routine was rolling along nicely when his impulsive Uncle Dimitrios threw a wrench in the works. Thanks to an unannounced trip, Markus had to swing by his uncle’s bistro to tend to the ‘special oven.’ When he arrived, he discovered it wasn’t the oven that was special, it was the rare and exotic egg that had been incubating inside it. And now it had hatched. Suddenly, Markus found his life had become a good deal more complicated. The creature was a Structophis Gastrignae—a strange creature that was equal parts dragon and oven—and she’d become quite a big girl. Large as a refrigerator and curious as a toddler, the creature he’d dubbed Blodgette would have been a handful in any situation. Markus had bigger problems than figuring out how to take care of her, though. Owning such a rare and special beast was illegal, so should the cops learn of it, Markus would be destined for jail. Worse, there were certain unscrupulous people who would do anything to acquire Blodgette. Now, with the help of his old classmate Gale, Markus must scramble to stay two steps ahead of the authorities and a corrupt CEO, all while being the best ‘mommy’ he can be to his brand-new pizza dragon.

The Brimstone Deception

The Brimstone Deception Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Shearin
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101618450
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Men in Black meets Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum in the new urban fantasy novel starring seer Makenna Fraser and her fellow agents at Supernatural Protection & Investigation. The agents of Supernatural Protection & Investigations (SPI) know that fighting evil is a full-time job, especially when a new designer drug—with mind-blowing side effects—hits the streets... It’s called Brimstone. And after the first few hits, you’ll see every supernatural beast sharing the sidewalk, train, or office with you. After that, you’ll start seeing the really scary stuff. I’m Makenna Fraser, seer for the SPI. And the collateral damage caused by Brimstone is something I’d like to unsee: dead drug dealers missing their hearts—and souls. Because your local pusher doesn’t stand a chance against the new cartel muscling its way into New York. And since the drug can only be produced with magic and molten brimstone fresh from Hell, that means a rift to the underworld is open somewhere in the city. And when—not if—the cartel loses control of it, well... It’s going to be Hell on earth.

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matthew Polly
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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“The first noteworthy treatment of its subject—and a definitive one at that...Fascinating narrative threads proliferate” (The New York Times Book Review). The most authoritative biography—featuring dozens of rarely seen photographs—of film legend Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between Eastern and Western cultures, and smashed long-held stereotypes of Asians and Asian-Americans. Forty-five years after Bruce Lee’s sudden death at age thirty-two, journalist and bestselling author Matthew Polly has written the definitive account of Lee’s life. It’s also one of the only accounts; incredibly, there has never been an authoritative biography of Lee. Following a decade of research that included conducting more than one hundred interviews with Lee’s family, friends, business associates, and even the actress in whose bed Lee died, Polly has constructed a complex, humane portrait of the icon. Polly explores Lee’s early years as a child star in Hong Kong cinema; his actor father’s struggles with opium addiction and how that turned Bruce into a troublemaking teenager who was kicked out of high school and eventually sent to America to shape up; his beginnings as a martial arts teacher, eventually becoming personal instructor to movie stars like James Coburn and Steve McQueen; his struggles as an Asian-American actor in Hollywood and frustration seeing role after role he auditioned for go to a white actors in eye makeup; his eventual triumph as a leading man; his challenges juggling a sky-rocketing career with his duties as a father and husband; and his shocking end that to this day is still shrouded in mystery. Polly breaks down the myths surrounding Bruce Lee and argues that, contrary to popular belief, he was an ambitious actor who was obsessed with the martial arts—not a kung-fu guru who just so happened to make a couple of movies. This is an honest, revealing look at an impressive yet imperfect man whose personal story was even more entertaining and inspiring than any fictional role he played onscreen.

The Dragon Oath

The Dragon Oath Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Megan Linski,Hidden Legends
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Soulmates are destined to be enemies. Emma Last semester, I failed the man I love. The kingdom is in jeopardy, and I’m a pawn in a conspiracy that will overturn the entire country. To save the people I love, I must play the cult’s games… and wear a mask to become the city’s most dangerous assassin, the White Rose. My life is in danger each time I stop Ethan’s plans to protect the realm, for if he succeeds in saving Malovia, his own life will be forfeit. But I must keep the identity of the White Rose a secret, even from my mate. If Ethan discovers I’ve become a vigilante for the dark side, we’ll pay for it with our lives… Ethan The realm has been cast in shadow. My evil cousin and his venomous mate are ravenous for the throne, and if I don’t prevent their coronation, everything the fae stand for will be lost to war forever. But the gods seem determined to curse me, for they’ve put a cunning assassin in my path. The White Rose has thwarted every chance I’ve had to restore my honor and keep my kingdom safe. The mystery has begun to unravel. I will discover the woman behind the mask, even if it costs me everything. The White Rose will fall. And it will be by my blade she meets her fate… *** Ignite secret worlds and battle against dark magic in this sexy shifter addition to the Hidden Legends universe. Sorceresses, royal fae, and romance comes to a shocking reveal that readers won't see coming. Fans of The Phantom of the Opera will fall for Emma and Ethan's romance! The second book in the University of Sorcery saga! This series takes place in the Hidden Legends Universe, along with the Academy of Magical Creatures series, the College of Witchcraft series, and the Prison for Supernatural Offenders series. The Hidden Legends universe features college-aged protagonists attending magical academies, dual points-of-view, disabled and diverse main characters, and steamy, empowering romances. Each series stands on its own and can be read in any order. This is a full-length novel over 400 pages. Ages 18+

Dragon Archer

Dragon Archer Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Blackwood
Editor: Lisa Smeaton
ISBN: 1777600723
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When a fierce huntress adept with a longbow meets a fire-breathing dragon, enough sparks fly to start an inferno. Warrior-Priestess Rhavana of High Rock owes her freedom to Seira of Blackstone and Crown Prince Toryn of the centaurs, so when duty requires them to journey into the homeland of the dragons in order to discover how deep the soul-mage conspiracy runs, Rhavana joins them. Trouble meets them at the border in the form of a big red dragon calling himself Kolaith. He demands one of the warrior-priestesses stay behind and aid him in tracking and reclaiming his sister’s soul from the soul-mages. Otherwise, he’ll chase them all out of dragon territory before they can carry out their mission. Rhavana suggests a centaur for their superb tracking skills, but Kolaith won’t be swayed. He wants a warrior-priestess. Sensing how stubborn the dragon is and knowing they don’t have time to do a lengthy political dance with a dragon, Rhavana volunteers to stay behind and help track the soul-mages even though she knows the dragon is omitting something. It isn’t until the rest of the party moves deeper into dragon territory, leaving Rhavana with the dragon, that she discovers what else Kolaith didn’t say. It’s not just his sister’s soul he wants to save—it’s her clutch of soon-to-hatch eggs. The big red dragon is determined to reclaim the eggs and raise them himself. But the dragonets will need a mother’s magic and love, and Kolaith has decided Rhavana will make a perfect mate for him and mother to the little ones. Rhavana likes her newly restored freedom too much to simply capitulate and become a mate or a mother at the snap of some big scaly lizard’s fingers. That he shifts into one of the comeliest men she’s ever seen won’t influence her resolve at all. Not at all. And once they’ve hunted down and destroyed the soul-mages, rescued the clutch of eggs, and freed the soul of Kolaith’s sister, Rhavana plans to return to her own land. But unbeknownst to Rhavana, Kolaith is in love, and a dragon in love is a very dangerous thing. Huntress vs Huntsman Reading Order: Master of the Hunt Night Huntress Dragon Archer Soul Mage (Coming Soon)

Serving Boys through Readers' Advisory

Serving Boys through Readers' Advisory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Sullivan
Editor: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838990150
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Based on more than twenty years’ experience working to get boys interested in reading, Michael Sullivan now offers his first readers’ advisory volume.

Courage of Falcons

Courage of Falcons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Holly Lisle
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ISBN: 0759520100
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In the conclusion to this highly praised series, the Final Battle ensues between the Falcons, a band of fugitive wizards committed to peace, and the Dragons, the soul-devouring necromancers wielding the enormous power of black magic. Aided by the long-banished Scarred, the unstoppable army is bent on conquest. Meanwhile, heroes Kait Galweigh and Ry Sabir struggle to destroy the sorcerer Luercas in a new Mirror of the Dead, before he destroys them -- and all of Iberia -- forever.

The Virgin, the Knight, and the Dragon [Medieval Creatures 2]

The Virgin, the Knight, and the Dragon [Medieval Creatures 2] Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lindsay Townsend
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[Bookstrand Romance: Historical Fantasy Romantic Suspense, HEA] Heiress to a deadly destiny, can Princess Adela be saved by the love of a knight errant? The youngest of nine sons, Jesse is used to neglect and hand-me-downs. Becoming a knight through his own efforts, he encounters a beautiful, virtually naked stranger in the countryside above the farmlands of his old home. Who is she and how can he help her? Flaxen-haired Adela D'Varm is compelled by the magic of a faery geas to remain in the high grasslands until she is rescued by a knight--a worthy knight who must contend with a dragon. But this dragon is no ravening beast, as knights soon discover if they offer Adela any insult. Amiable and truly chivalrous, Jesse is different. Through their encounters--amusing, tender, exciting--he and Adela fall in love. But, even as they marry, Jesse and Adela encounter a deadly conspiracy and a final test for Adela. It seems that Jesse has deserted her--or has he?A BookStrand Mainstream Romance

The Dragon's Footprints

The Dragon's Footprints Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alex He
Editor: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
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The Dragon’s Footprints: China in the Global Economic Governance System under the G20 Framework examines China’s participation in the G20; its efforts to increase its prestige in the international monetary system through the internationalization of its currency, the renminbi; its role in the multilateral development banks — the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank; and its involvement in global trade governance, in light of the dazzling growth its economy has experienced since its ascension to the World Trade Organization in 2001. Clearly, China has its own views on how to engage with governance bodies and what benefits it expects to reap from its participation in global economic governance. There is no doubt that China is leaving its footprint on many aspects of the international financial system through its growing engagement with and greater integration into the global economy. The Dragon’s Footprints provides an in-depth discussion of what China has gained and learned from this experience and considers the implications for its foreign policy and future economic development.

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Domenico Lombardi,Hongying Wang
Editor: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
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Enter the Dragon by Domenico Lombardi,Hongying Wang Summary

China has experienced a remarkable transformation since the 1990s. It now boasts the second-largest — some would argue the largest — economy in the world, having evolved from a closed economy into the leading goods-trading nation. China’s economic rise has given it increasing prominence in international monetary and financial governance, but it also exposes China to new risks associated with its integration into the global financial system. Drawing insights from economics and political science, Enter the Dragon: China in the International Financial System takes a broad conceptual approach and tackles the questions that accompany China’s ascendance in international finance: What are the motivations and consequences of China’s effort to internationalize the renminbi? What is the political logic underlying China’s foreign financial policy? What forces have shaped China’s preferences and capacities in global financial governance? Enter the Dragon contributes to the ongoing debate over China’s political interests, its agenda for economic and financial cooperation, and the domestic and international implications of its economic rise. Bringing together experts from both inside and outside of China, this volume argues that China’s rise in the international financial system is a highly complex and political process, and can only be understood by incorporating analysis of domestic and international political economy.

Waking the Dragon

Waking the Dragon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pamela Martin
Editor: Greenleaf Book Group
ISBN: 1938416783
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Years after Pamela Graham thwarted a US-government plot to kill millions of its own citizens, a new presidential candidate is poised to take the White House. Donald Wynn’s loyal following supports him primarily because of his tough, anti-China stance—a position that puts him in the crosshairs of Eastern leaders. Pamela, meanwhile, is trying to get over her paranoia and lead a normal life when this clash of world leaders threatens to pull her back into a life of conspiracy and intrigue. As polls begin to clearly favor Wynn as President of the United States, strange, dark-suited men seem to once again be tailing her. It is at this point Pamela learns that her adopted Russian son, Alex, has a close personal tie to the Chinese president—a man who’s dead-set on keeping candidate Wynn out of the presidency, even if it takes deadly force. As East and West collide, Pamela is forced to sort good from bad, serve the country that once betrayed her, and most important, keep herself and her family alive.

C’s Legend In Another World

C’s Legend In Another World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wu MiTuFo
Editor: Funstory
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C’s Legend In Another World by Wu MiTuFo Summary

The illegitimate son of an extremely noble man of extremely noble bloodline became the legend of the Another World's Dragon Resister through his own efforts.

The Last Dragon Lord: The Complete Trilogy

The Last Dragon Lord: The Complete Trilogy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael La Ronn
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CONTAINS THE COMPLETE SERIES: BOOKS 1-3. Save over buying each book individually! He's a supreme dragon lord at the height of his power, but there's a conspiracy brewing. Old Dark is a viperous dragon lord who rules the world with brute force. For two hundred years, he and his dragons have terrorized humanity, forcing it to pay tribute or die. Dark's palace of blood and bone sits on caverns of treasure. He's stockpiled all the world's magic for his own personal use, making him akin to a god. There is another dragon in Dark's inner circle who wants Dark's power and fortune for himself. And if Dark doesn't stop his own overthrow, he'll suffer a fate far worse than death. But Dark won't fall easily. There's a reason the ancients called him Dark the Wicked… Old Dark is a different kind of dark fantasy, told through the eyes of a blood-thirsty dragon. Readers who like antiheroes, the Age of Fire series, and Smaug from Lord of the Rings will love this heart-pounding story of power, revenge, and true evil. V1.0

Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History [2 volumes]

Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History [2 volumes] Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christopher R. Fee,Jeffrey B. Webb
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Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History [2 volumes] by Christopher R. Fee,Jeffrey B. Webb Summary

This up-to-date introduction to the complex world of conspiracies and conspiracy theories provides insight into why millions of people are so ready to believe the worst about our political, legal, religious, and financial institutions. • Provides an in-depth, easy-to-access account of conspirators and secret organizations behind key plots to control American legal, political, and financial systems • Presents the history of key American conspiracy theories, taking a longer view of how current conspiracy thinking developed over generations • Explains the similarities and differences among conspiracy theories held by people on the far right and far left of the political spectrum • Explores the cultural significance of widespread, popular reactions to advances in science, technology, and medicine, as well as the public's skepticism about highly trained professionals and their expert knowledge • Offers an up-to-date survey of popular conspiracy theories regarding celebrity deaths and the popular distrust of the American media and police investigations • Details the importance of the internet and social media in organizing conspiratorial movements and spreading conspiracy theories

The Dragons' Child

The Dragons' Child Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Betsy McCall
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The Dragons’ Child Ten years ago, Dagnan Te Daelan was given a gift by the Dragons. That gift was a child, Draega, who was gifted with extraordinary power. Heralding her birth was a prophecy that promised both hope and danger. Now, it seems, that prophecy is about to be fulfilled. The Dragons’ child is changing, becoming both a young woman, and something else. And her father’s enemies are determined to make sure that whatever it is she’s becoming, that it never happens. Who will pay the ultimate price for the Dragons’ gift?

C-O-V-I-D, The Biggest Conspiracy in History

C-O-V-I-D, The Biggest Conspiracy in History Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frederick Guttmann
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Have you ever wondered ...? Why did the first cases of an apparent new “flu-pneumonia” also appear in the same cities where the 5G antennas were activated? Why was the study of other possibilities of non-viral origin not accepted as the cause of the symptoms, nor was it allowed to give opinions to scientists or doctors in televised debates? Why were healthy people forced into their homes? Why did they send the population to wear masks instead of fresh air to boost their immune systems? Why were they told to distance themselves instead of allowing herd immunization? Why did George Soros invested 18 billion dollars in promoting anti-covid measures in almost every country in the world? Why do you censor any opinion that contradicts the official version? Why is WHO 73% funded by Rockefeller bankers? Why do governments only promote the solution of vaccines, and their agreements with pharmaceutical companies, and the scientific opinion of the alkalization of the body is not accepted? Why do you ask for PCR tests if the polymerase tests do not detect viruses but the person's own microbiota? How can there be a vaccine if the virus has never been isolated (nor is there a single photomicrograph of it)? How do you know that people die of such a virus if autopsies are not done to determine the causes? What are they really not telling us? This book presents ample scientific evidence and classified documents on a globalist Agenda that seeks to establish a new Nazism worldwide, where technology and the police state serve the benefit of an elite that controls governments, corporations and banks. You will know, not only who is behind, but step by step all the guidelines that they will carry out and how you can escape from their network.

The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo

The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adam Roberts
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Lizbreath Salamander is young and beautiful. Her scales have an iridescent sheen, her wings arch proudly, her breath has a tang of sulfur. And on her back a tattoo of a mythical creature: a girl. But when Lizbreath is drawn into a dark conspiracy she will have to rely on more than her beauty and her vicious claws the size of sabres ... A dragon has disappeared, one of a secretive clan. As Lizbreath delves deeper into their history she realises that these dragons will do anything to defend their secrets. Welcome to the world of The Dragon With The Girl Tattoo. A world of gloomy Nordic dragons leading lives uncannily like our own (despite their size, despite the need for extensive fireproofing of home furnishings), a world of money hoarded, a world of darkness and corruption. A world where people are the fantasy.

Conspiracies of Conspiracies

Conspiracies of Conspiracies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas Milan Konda
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It’s tempting to think that we live in an unprecedentedly fertile age for conspiracy theories, with seemingly each churn of the news cycle bringing fresh manifestations of large-scale paranoia. But the sad fact is that these narratives of suspicion—and the delusional psychologies that fuel them—have been a constant presence in American life for nearly as long as there’s been an America. In this sweeping book, Thomas Milan Konda traces the country’s obsession with conspiratorial thought from the early days of the republic to our own anxious moment. Conspiracies of Conspiracies details centuries of sinister speculations—from antisemitism and anti-Catholicism to UFOs and reptilian humanoids—and their often incendiary outcomes. Rather than simply rehashing the surface eccentricities of such theories, Konda draws from his unprecedented assemblage of conspiratorial writing to crack open the mindsets that lead people toward these self-sealing worlds of denial. What is distinctively American about these theories, he argues, is not simply our country’s homegrown obsession with them but their ongoing prevalence and virulence. Konda proves that conspiracy theories are no harmless sideshow. They are instead the dark and secret heart of American political history—one that is poisoning the bloodstream of an increasingly sick body politic.

Secret of the Dragon's Eye

Secret of the Dragon's Eye Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Derek Hart
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Secret of the Dragon's Eye is a tale of fantasy for all ages, with a high-spirited dragon named Thaddeus Osbert and three adolescents who befriend him. Faced with danger and intrigue, the children band together with the dragon, to thwart a German top-secret mission, aimed at seizing the mystical and magical sword of King Arthur-Excalibur. By combining their wits, their courage, and their imagination, the children overcome many obstacles to forge friendships as solid as time itself. Yet there is a price to pay for their brave intervention against the forces of evil. Will they be willing to once again battle incredible odds to make amends? What sacrifices will be required to save their mythical, fire-breathing friend from his pre-ordained fate?

Secret of the Dragon's Claw

Secret of the Dragon's Claw Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Derek Hart
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Secret of the Dragons Claw continues the adventures of Gavin Kane, Emily Scott, and Bunty Digby, fourteen-year-old teens who struggle with their daily lives in England during the winter of 1941 and into the spring of 1942. War has forced everyone to settle into an uncomfortable daily pattern, while England is still under siege, as U-boats relentlessly attack vital convoys. Halfway across the world, British, American, and Allied forces are now also fighting the Japanese Empire. Twice before, the teens have helped battle the forces of darkness, but once again face strange and wicked creatures sent from deep within Nazi Germany. Secret of the Dragons Claw further develops the friendship and alliance between this teenage trio and the eccentric Sir Thaddeus Osbert. The dragon has become accustomed to battling a myriad of dangerous foes over the ages, but protecting Gavin, Emily, and Bunty has become a full-time endeavor. Thaddeus must deal with his nagging sweet tooth, which this time gets him into several compromising situations. However, the dragons addiction to sugar has unforeseen benefits too. The children band together with their dragon friend, of course, but they also discover magical powers are commonplace throughout the United Kingdom. Will a hasty alliance with a senile old wizard be enough to prevent something so horrible, so unimaginable, that it threatens to plunge the entire world into permanent darkness?

The Iron Dragon's Mother

The Iron Dragon's Mother Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Swanwick
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Award-winning author Michael Swanwick returns to the gritty, post-industrial faerie world of his New York Times Notable Book The Iron Dragon’s Daughter with the standalone adventure fantasy The Iron Dragon’s Mother. Kirkus—Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2019 The Verge—New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Check Out in June Caitlin of House Sans Merci is the young half-human pilot of a sentient mechanical dragon. Returning from her first soul-stealing raid, she discovers an unwanted hitchhiker. When Caitlin is framed for the murder of her brother, to save herself she must disappear into Industrialized Faerie, looking for the one person who can clear her. Unfortunately, the stakes are higher than she knows. Her deeds will change her world forever. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Homer Lea

Homer Lea Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lawrence M. Kaplan
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As a five-feet-three-inch hunchback who weighed about 100 pounds, Homer Lea (1876--1912), was an unlikely candidate for life on the battlefield, yet he became a world-renowned military hero. Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune paints a revealing portrait of a diminutive yet determined man who never earned his valor on the field of battle, but left an indelible mark on his times. Lawrence M. Kaplan draws from extensive research to illuminate the life of a "man of mystery," while also yielding a clearer understanding of the early twentieth-century Chinese underground reform and revolutionary movements. Lea's career began in the inner circles of a powerful Chinese movement in San Francisco that led him to a generalship during the Boxer Rebellion. Fixated with commanding his own Chinese army, Lea's inflated aspirations were almost always dashed by reality. Although he never achieved the leadership role for which he strived, he became a trusted advisor to revolutionary leader Dr. Sun Yat-sen during the 1911 revolution that overthrew the Manchu Dynasty. As an author, Lea garnered fame for two books on geopolitics: The Valor of Ignorance, which examined weaknesses in the American defenses and included dire warnings of an impending Japanese-American war, and The Day of the Saxon, which predicted the decline of the British Empire. More than a character study, Homer Lea provides insight into the establishment and execution of underground reform and revolutionary movements within U.S. immigrant communities and in southern China, as well as early twentieth-century geopolitical thought.

The Woman and the Dragon

The Woman and the Dragon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Lindsey
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Time and again, God has sent Mary to earth to warn us about punishments to come. Here, the author details the history and prophecies surrounding Mary's major appearances, including: o Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mexico 1531 o Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal: Paris, France 1830 o Our Lady of Lourdes: France 1858 o Our Lady of the Rosary: F�tima, Portugal 1917 o The Queen of Peace: Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina 1981-present. Many of Mary's messages foretold what are now elements of our past: the world wars, the rise of communism, the suffering of Pope John Paul II. They also foresee what is still to come: the chastisement, the Antichrist, and the Second Coming. To prepare for these events, Mary suggests praying, heeding her warnings, and following her advice-"Let your only instruments always be love. By love turn everything into good which Satan desires to destroy and possess."

Armageddon's Glorious End

Armageddon's Glorious End Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David R. Manzano
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This latest contribution to the understanding of the Bible’s final book will be a welcomed addition to anyone’s personal library. The author is quick to admit that Revelation has many strange images and perplexing elements. However, he is just as quick to stress that these images and elements are not the focus. The Apostle John, in writing this apocalyptic volume, centers the attention on Jesus Christ, the only hope for those who have accepted Him as Lord and Savior, as well as those who still need to. Many people know Revelation for its striking, confusing symbolism. Many of these people would experience less confusion if they realized that most of these symbols are borrowed by the beloved disciple from other parts of the Bible. Manzano is faithful and responsible in allowing the Bible to interpret itself and establishing the Old Testament, especially the book of Daniel, as the foundation for decoding Revelation’s “mysteries.” As Bible prophecy continues to unfold, and this world continues to unravel like a cheap sweater, the frustration and turmoil that ensues will dissipate by the encouraging tone of this book. Readers are subsequently prompted to dive into Revelation and study afresh to reconnect with the Lamb/King around whom its messages revolve.

The Ghoul Vendetta

The Ghoul Vendetta Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Shearin
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Men in Black meets Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum in the fourth urban fantasy novel in the series starring seer Makenna Fraser and her fellow agents at Supernatural Protection & Investigation. The agents of Supernatural Protection & Investigations (SPI) are paid to keep the peace. But that’s not so easy when an endless evil threatens to tear that peace to pieces... A vampire gangster’s nephew is abducted off his yacht by a bunch of low-rent Creatures from the Black Lagoon. A slew of banks are knocked over by what looks like the cast of Night of the Living Dead. All of this may seem like the movies, but, I promise you, it’s not. I’m Makenna Fraser, seer for SPI, and I know the culprits aren’t wearing disguises or makeup. They’re real. Deadly real. Especially their leader—an ancient shapeshifter who leaves a trail of chaos and blood in his wake. Now, he’s taken my partner, Ian—and his intentions aren’t pretty. The worst part? This is only the beginning... The beginning of the end of the human race.

Dragon Prophecies

Dragon Prophecies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: L.B.B. Davis
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Plague vanquished... Exhiled hero... The rise of humankind. Six years after the silver dragon Lukhan saves the continent of Lemeria from the corrupting ravages of the plague. The scales are tipped when dragon kind reverts to its old ways of racism and elitism. The Hero of the Common Races is exhiled from his homeland. Lukhan’s friends gather to stop the rise of the Inquisition. A human organization, centered on worshipping the Holy Master, purging, and enslaving all nonhumans. Allies become enemies as Lukhan and his friends seek to rebuild civilzation on the edge of collaspe. Will Lukhan fulfill the prophecy set before him by the dark lord Vilesath or can he master his fate?

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aaron John Gulyas
Editor: McFarland
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Narratives based on conspiratorial and paranoid thinking have become increasingly prominent throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. From the prosaic to the outlandish, conspiracy theories involve aliens and Nazis, underground bases and mind control technology. They range from sinister tales of malevolent reptilian beings infiltrating our government to fears of the New World Order rounding up patriotic Americans and putting them into internment camps. These stories and their underlying concerns have a long history in the U.S. and have often been bolstered by revelations of real conspiracies and cover-ups by private and public entities. This book examines conspiracy theories and the narratives constructed by those who believe and propagate them, providing a unique view of U.S. history and highlighting fears both founded and unfounded.

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