Fifteen-year-old Beck Phillips seems to have a knack for causing mischief in the secluded village of Kingsplot. Becks antics will keep you laughing out loud and sitting on the edge of your seat and you discover his wonderful world of dragons. MoreFifteen-year-old Beck Phillips seems to have a knack for causing mischief in the secluded village of Kingsplot. Becks antics will keep you laughing out loud and sitting on the edge of your seat and you discover his wonderful world of dragons. PillageWhen Beck travels by train to the secluded village of Kingsplot to live with his wealthy but estranged uncle, Beck discovers some dark family secrets.
A buried basement, a forbidden wall, an old book of family history with odd references to. . . dragons? Becks life is about to be changed forever in this suspenseful tale about the destructive nature of greed and the courage to make things right. Pillage is filled with Mr. Skyes signature humor as well as some very intense moments, including a surprise ending, that will keep readers young and old engrossed and entertained. Choke Beck has spent his time since the dragon pillage of Kingsplot inflating a huge weather balloon inside a tiny building, exploring all the forbidden rooms in the manor, and showing his natural propensity to act first and think later.
But, he is a Pillage and dragons are part of his heritage. Try as he might, he cant ignore their obvious lure. Confronted with conflicting stories from adults who claim to know whats best for him, Beck retrieves the last dragon egg in existence and takes it to a mountainside cave to hatch. In this exhilarating sequel to Pillage, Beck must use his natural ingenuity to sort out who can be trusted and who cant, before its too late. AmbushWhen Becks personality and behavior begin to change after he makes a fateful, life-altering decision involving—what else?—a dragon egg, there is no one around to stop him from fulfilling his familys destiny set out in The Grim Knot.
And as life in Kingsplot moves unwittingly toward the brink of another dragon disaster, Beck finds himself living a life of deception as he hides information from the people who love and care about him the most.
In this final episode of the Pillagy series, with the destructive forces of his family heritage running strong and unhindered, Beck must now face the truth and rise to the challenge of stopping the madness or succumb to the draconic chaos he has helped create.