Experience New York Times bestselling author Richard A. Knaak's classic Dragonrealm series in this exciting omnibus--three unforgettable tales, plus an original bonus novella in print for the first time ever! SHADOW STEED Betrothed to the disfigured King Melicard of Talak, Princess Erini begins to fear her burgeoning magical powers. She soon discovers that an obsessive vendetta has LED the king to cast a sinister spell that conjures the shadow creature Darkhorse . . . and worse, the mad sorcerer Shade. THE SHROUDED REALM Long before the Dragonrealm, a race of master wizards ruled Nimth with little regard for the laws of nature. Forced into desperate escape to a mysterious world, the Vraad soon discover their new home is unyielding. Only Dru Zeree, with the aid of the shadowy creature who will be Darkhorse, may be able to save them. CHILDREN OF THE DRAKE Bitterness between factions is tarnishing the Vraad's new home. As Lord Barakas attempts to rule all, the wizard Dru Zeree's daughter discovers their adopted world has another plan. Worse, her only hope is himself transforming into the enigma that will someday call itself Shade. SKINS Morgis, son of the Blue Dragon and comrade-in-arms to the legendary Gryphon, has lingered in the land of the Wolf Raiders to help fight the remnants of the dark empire. However, with the Aramites' fall from power, he is about to discover that other ancient, dread forces have risen again. Gender: unisex.