The Dragon Revenant

Dragonspell: The Southern Sea (UK title)

Author Katharine Kerr
Publication Order
Preceded by
The Bristling Wood
Followed by
A Time of Exile

The Dragon Revenant, also known as Dragonspell in the UK, is the fourth book in the Deverry Cycle and the last book in Act One: Deverry.

Publication History Edit

The Dragon Revenant was first published by Doubleday in hardcover format in May 1990. Bantam Spectra published the mass market paperback in April 1991. Bantam released a Kindle format e-book in December 2009.

Tantor Audio published an unabridged audiobook narrated by Ruth Urquhart in September 2018.


With Rhodry now a mindwiped slave in Bardek, Jill, along with Rhodry’s half-brother Salamander travel to Bardek to rescue him, where they are later joined by Nevyn. Salamander begins teaching Jill dweomer, and she becomes Nevyn’s apprentice when she returns to Deverry. Rhodry becomes the Gwerbret of Aberwyn, partially fulfilling a prophetic omen.