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The Part About the Dragon Was (Mostly) True -- SIGNED PAPERBACK

The Part About the Dragon Was (Mostly) True -- SIGNED PAPERBACK

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Just what you've always wanted--the best book you've never read defaced by the author himself!


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"Evoking the dry humor of Terry Pratchett and absurdist trope subversions of Monty Python, Gibson (The Chronicle of Heloise and Grimple) flips the classic fantasy setup of a ragtag band of heroes on a quest to slay a fearsome dragon...Gibson’s story is clever, twisty, and bursting with sidesplittingly funny one-liners. Fantasy fans are guaranteed a laugh." Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW



Sure, you think you know the story of the fearsome red dragon, Dragonia. How it terrorized the village of Skendrick until a brave band of heroes answered the noble villagers' call for aid. How nothing could stop those courageous souls from facing down the dragon. How they emerged victorious and laden with treasure.

But, even in a world filled with epic adventures and tales of derring-do, where dragons, goblins, and unlicensed prestidigitators run amok, legendary heroes don't always know what they're doing. Sometimes they're clueless. Sometimes beleaguered townsfolk are more hapless than helpless. And orcs? They're not always assholes, and sometimes they don't actually want to eat your children.

Heloise the Bard, Erithea's most renowned storyteller (at least, to hear her tell it), is here to set the record straight. See, it turns out adventuring isn't easy, and true heroism is as rare as an articulate villager.

Having spent decades propagating this particular myth (which, incidentally, she wrote), she's finally able to tell the real story—for which she just so happened to have a front-row seat.

Welcome to Erithea. I hope you brought a change of undergarments—things are going to get messy.

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