Human Seeks Employment. Former Librarian with Dragonriding Skills. Thomas Whitehead, a mild mannered librarian from Iowa becomes magically transported to the magical kingdom of Carolna. Tom soon discoveres his new home has knights and castles, magic, and talking dragons. Tom has a chance meeting with the dragon, Retruance Constable, who finds him interesting enough to "adopt" him as his Dragon Companion. Tom's life becomes even more complicated when he must take part in driving invaders out of the castle, rescuing a fair princess, and capturing a traitor to the king. Not exactly in a normal librarian's job description...
HUMAN SEEKS EMPLOYMENT. FORMER LIBRARIAN WITH DRAGONRIDING SKILLS.
"A Librarian? Very good! That's most interesting," boomed Murdan. "If you're not bespoken, I can used a Librarian in my service, lad."
"Well..." Tom hesitated. "Er...providing the terms are fair."
"Best in the kingdom! A hundred vols, payable at the first of each month, and all you can eat if we have it to give you. A bed, dry most of the time, and two blankets if it's not. Mounts, of course-"
"He'll ride me," interupted the Dragon suddenly. He gazed proudly at the Librarian he had found. Tom blinked back his gratitude.
"Very lucky, to, my boy!" cried Murdan. "A Dragon Companion is to be envied."
"Dragon Companion?" asked the Librarian, wonderingly.
"The title of such men as a Dragon chooses to carry, of course."