Synopses & Reviews
Ten of the top writers of fantasy present their views of the ways and byways of fairyland:
ISAAC ASIMOV -- A most unusual knight meets an even more unusual dragon.
TERRY BROOKS -- A boy and an elf discover courage conquers more than monsters.
C.J. CHERRYH -- Three wishes -- and the strangest love story ever told.
LESTER DEL REY -- The little princess didn't really believe in a fairy godmother.
SUSAN DEXTER -- The hermit boy didn't know that his pet fawn was a unicorn.
WAYLAND DREW -- Each traveler claimed precedence -- until a stranger joined them.
BARBARA HAMBLY -- Three strange children from a dragon's lair were loved, until . . .
KATHERINE KURTZ -- A fairy learns of faith and love from a holy man.
ANNE McCAFFREY -- Humans and the descendants of Pegasus seek to escape their prison.
LAWRENCE WATT-EVANS -- Killing a dragon is easy -- once one knows how.
Table of Contents
Foreword / Lester del Rey, Risa Kessler -- Prince Delightful and the flameless dragon / Isaac Asimov -- Imaginary friends / Terry Brooks -- Gwydion and the dragon / C.J. Cherryh -- The fairy godmother / Lester del Rey -- Thistledown / Susan Dexter -- The old soul / Wayland Drew -- Changeling / Barbara Hambly -- The tinkling of fairybells / Katherine Kurtz -- The quest of a sensible man / Anne McCaffrey -- Portrait of a hero / Lawrence Watt-Evans.