Effie knew exactly where shewas going, and talented artist-turned-hero Bealomondore knew he had too many choices for his future. Each course would satisfy some part of his desires, but each opportunity precluded following the others. Putting off making decisions seemed reasonable until after he fulfilled his obligation to Queen Tipper and Paladin. Neither Effie nor Bealomondore anticipated an obstacle too big to avoid.
In Dragons of the Watch, the two find themselves trapped in amagically isolated city. To find the way out, they must identify the specific needs of a band of feral children and a very old man. Along the way, they recognize their own desires to be a part of something bigger than their small circle of life. Bigger includes lifelong ambitions, a satisfying romantic love, and commitment to the Creator of their universe.