He tries to avoid over-simplified fights between good and evil, and to show the human cost of even the most "noble" of wars. But you should write from a place of emotional truth, no matter how many of your characters are dragons.
The names are mostly okay, but I really hate Flan, which reminds me of Spam somehow, which is not a proper association. In fact, as the father is probably a doddering old wreck by this time the tough life on this planet ages them all quickly the girl does much of the teaching, just as she does more flying now than the father and has begun to look upon the wings as hers.
And each publisher presumably knows his own market, and what the readers will and will not accept in terms of book length and book price. Every writer has something to teach you, for good or ill.
Six, she kills the kid. Martin's writing speed, or about how he kills all our faves, or about how he insists on naming every one of his 2, characters, but at the end of the day we have to accept one simple truth: dude can write.
Yes,yes,yes…but how shall we write it? The tradition would likely be you mentioned primogenture the wings going to the eldest son unless he were absolutely unfit to fly.
But both of them are trapped by tradition, by law.