Hatched from an egg but unable to shift into dragon form, Jathen is a
Moot among the Tazu. His rightful throne is forbidden him because of
his transformative handicap, and neither his culture nor his religion
offer acceptance of his perceived flaws.
Driven by wounded anger, Jathen strikes out across the vast world
beyond Tazu borders, desperate to find a place where he feels accepted
and whole. Though he travels with the most trusted of companions,
sabotage and conspiracy soon strike his quest. Jathen and his allies
must struggle against man and magic alike, at the mercy of forces beyond
As Jathen presses on, his questions of belonging are surrounded by
more of identity, loyalty, and betrayal. Where will the path of his
destiny lead, and will he follow or fall?
About the author
J. Leigh wrote her first novel at the tender age of eleven, delving deep into the extensive fantasy world she entitled Way Walkers. Since then, she has never really left, though occasionally does emerge to enjoy the company of friends, family, horror movies and the ever-popular sushi dinner.
She currently lives in southern New Jersey with a chow-chow, several cats and fictional cast of hundreds.
Leigh’s published works include a ‘choose your own’ type interactive novel Way Walkers: University with Choice of Games.