The Dragon Cager is an adventure story with an alternate England. There are men who turn to dragons, druids, half-druids, conspiracies, and a central love story. Well, on Lachlann's side it is a love-love story, and on Evie's a hate-love-hate-love story. The arguing between the main characters is fun and witty, though I would not have Lachlann's patience. Evie, despite being plenty lovable, is also insufferable and stubborn at times.
She is cast out for her imagined sins by her village, and then clings to the same values that condemned her. I wished she would give up on her notions of purity, but it fit the fantasy world Oake built.
There was a full on dragon fight that was thrilling to read, and Lachlann's sister in particular shone as a woman I'd like to know better. All in all, another great book by Oake.
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