The Dragon and the The Raven is a realistic historical fiction book by G.A. Henty. The book is about a brave boy who’s father has died in a battle between The Saxons and The Danes. The Saxons are Christians that fight for God. The Danes fight for pagan gods that try to destroy Christianity.
All the chapters up to the last are about Edmund the valiant brave boy fighting for the Saxons he is also a good leader and servant for King Alfred. During fighting he gets captured and he sees a beautiful girl who’s life he had spared with his dads life too and she repays him back by helping him escape.
During the 17th chapter he finds out that Freda is captured by Swevyn a Dane who love Freda very much and is trying to marry her. In the end Edmund fights the Dane and then Freda’s dad cuts off his head kills him. Finally after Freda being a worshiper of false gods gets converted to christianity and right after that she gets married as a Christian.
Favorite quote was when Edmund says “We have no wish to slay your father nor maiden”. That quote is when Edmund spares the live of Freda and her dad.This is my favorite quote because it changes so much of the story and is the end. when they get married.
I give this book 5 out of 5 rating because f all of the action and how fun the book was to read. I would recommend this book to everybody even people who don’t like books.