In His Majesty's ServiceBook - 2009
Capt. Will Laurence is serving with honor in the British Navy when his ship captures a French frigate harboring a most unusual cargo--an incalculably valuable dragon egg. When the egg hatches, Laurence unexpectedly becomes the master of the young dragon Temeraire and finds himself on an extraordinary journey that will shatter his orderly, respectable life and alter the course of his nation's history.
Publisher: New York : Del Rey Books, 2009.
Edition: 1st Omnibus ed.
Characteristics: 818 p. ; 24 cm.