Steal the Dragon
is a high fantasy novel by Patricia Briggs
. It is about an ex-slave empath mercenary of Sianim named Rialla of the horses, and an exiled Sylvan named Tris.
This novel provides examples of:
- Accidental Marriage: The male lead sets up a "communication spell" for the female lead that he knows is the first part of his people's marriage ceremony, intending to undo the spell after the Big Bad is defeated. However, the bride accidentally completes the magical ceremony on her own, making this an accidental marriage for both of them.
- Blood Magic: Winterseine is implied to uses this.