Melanie volunteers for the sacrifice program in an effort to save her brother. She is brave and determined; observant and forward. She grows to love the Stonefire clan and becomes very protective of them. In the beginning of the series, she was a student at the University of Manchester earning her Ph.D. in Social Anthropology. She decides to write a book about dragons in effort to help humans learn more about them. She also becomes a teacher for Stonefire helping young dragon-shifters to learn about humans.
“Look, as much as I enjoy your bouts of alpha to the tenth power, if you think I’m going to spend the rest of my life coddled and locked away, then you have no idea who I am”