Crime pays, until you get caught. Now pickpocket and con-artist Hristomarth Rofolio finds himself punished with something worse than prison. Instead, he's forced to be a surrogate parent to a pack of young dragons!

Uncontrollable, inescapable, and indestructible, these hatchlings are a force of chaos like nothing Hristomarth has ever seen. Just keeping up with their antics threatens him with ruin and an early grave. There's only one path left open to him, one where he might survive and even thrive—by teaching these dragons how to steal!