Young Dax is rightfully King Darius Ambegriff X of West Landly, but an evil plot ends his reign before it can begin. The discovery that his father had been poisoned, along with an attempt on his own life, forces Dax to flee his castle home and live by his wits. At first he is alone in a world of danger, but he soon finds powerful allies. One of those allies is contained in the dragon's egg he carries. The Chronicles of the Dragon-Bound is an epic adventure with danger and heroism in a world with dragons.