from the back cover:
Weild the Legendary Power of Dragons
Throughout history, dragons have displayed many grand and mysterious powers. Now, the secrets of these ancient talents are revealed at last! Learn to harness the magic, the vigor, the grandeur, and the pure destructive fire of dragonkind, and achive a level of power undreamt of ... until now.
This D&D supplement presents an unprecedented variety of new options for your character, each drawing on some element of draconic might. It presents a new standard class, the dragonfire adept, who combines a potent breath weapon with various magical invocations, It reveals many new ways to weild the magic of dragons, including draconic auras, dragonpacts, and draconic racial varients. For the DM, this book also provides dragon-themed adventure seeds and campaign ideas, magical locations to explore, and new options for making dragons more powerful and exciting.