Isaac attends a church school where pastors sacrifice dragons and use their magic to enslave the world.
On the day of the vernal equinox, all fifth-years have to undergo initiation into pastordom by sacrificing an infant dragon, proving their devotion to Lord Jericho. The last thing Isaac’s father left him with before shipping him off to St. Daemonus was a notebook claiming of an era when pastors lived in peace with the creatures. Yet, because of the world he sees around him, Isaac throws the notebook away and chooses to take the equinox test.
Rebekah was ready to become a great apostle at the cost of a measly dragon’s life when she realized everything she once strove for had been a lie. Years of proud accomplishments turn to shameful regret, and now she can hardly muster the same confidence she once had without feeling heaps of guilty remorse. All she needs is a chance to do the right thing and make up for her actions, but she might not see the day.
While the world is rewarding his best friend for every little step he takes, Boyd becomes aware of Lord Jericho’s ultimate power over students of the church. Even Isaac is falling into the Lord’s trap. Slowly, Jericho’s illusion alters every aspect of the twisted island of Daemonus, and Boyd will do anything he can to maintain sanity.
In Isaac’s Blessing, three rogue students escape from the church of St. Daemonus while the horror surrounding them becomes more than just deceit. They discover the truth about the Lord and first-era and are tasked with stopping the ultimate draconic sacrifice—that of the chosen one, the Chrysos.
Dragonspeak: Isaac’s Blessing is the first story in a young adult dark fantasy series about truth, told through the eyes of multiple POV characters. It touches on aspects of heroism and hope, romance and loss, corruption and redemption.