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However, the stale air from the room knocks both him and Felessan unconscious. But all the same, I’m going to give the book a general pass for two bad passages written over 40 years ago. Cover of the paperback original. Upon realising that N’ton understands what he’s trying to do, F’lar plans to bring him to Benden Weyr as soon as possible, so he can tell him of all his plans in case something happens to him.
But oh my dragonquezt that does not make it okay for the hero to want to beat her. Only Brekke recovers, mostly because she can hear other dragons besides her own queen, Wirenth.
If you haven’t read this series, please do. It’s been a happy trip back down memory lane so far. Then again, we do need to remember that they bring a lot of diversity to the community.
Some of the best characters are dragons. Print Paperback original ; Hardcover. Open Preview See a Problem? Jun 30, Anastasia rated it did mccaffreg like it Shelves: Lessa reveals that Lord Groghe, upon learning of the existence of the distance-viewer at Fort Weyr, was going to demand that dragonriders travel to the Red Star to fight Thread.
No one likes Kylara because McCaffrey didn’t want us to like her.
He nodded toward Sebell’s pants, indicated that Talmor should adjust his twisted belt, approved Brudegan’s immaculate appearance, and murmured that Tagetarl dragonqudst to smooth his wild hair.
F’nor is sent to the Southern Continent to recover, where he falls in love with Brekke and discovers the wicked deeds of Weyrwoman Kylara.
The words might not change, but times and attitudes do. Crash and burn, McCaffrey! This has my favorite scene in the entire series in which brownrider F’nor ‘impresses’ a newly-hatched queen firelizard while recuperating on a sandy beach of the Southern continent.
Dragonquest (Dragonriders of Pern, book 2) by Anne McCaffrey
There are also some interesting themes dealing with human history and the propensity to forget useful, helpful, and even necessary things, with a hint of critique on what seemed like revisionist history—the value of the grubs being totally forgotten and overlooked. Andemon doesn’t know, and goes to look at the grubs, exclaiming that they’re a parasite that they’ve been trying to anns from Nerat.
Brekke isn’t sure, anje F’nor points out the only reason browns don’t fly queens is because they’re normally smaller than bronzes, and thus run out of stamina before them. I find I am able to turn to the world of Pern or dragonqudst of her other myriad of possible universes and be comfortable and comforted. Upon return to Southern Weyr, Kylara angrily confronts the others for not informing her of what happened. I ate it up way back then, and I admit, I’m eating it up all over again.
Okay, they have dragons, and these dragons were genetically bred as well, but it seems as if the process in doing that has been lost along with a lot of other technology, such as long distance communication. Unfortunately, the Oldtimers; as the dragonriders from the past are known, come from a Pern four hundred turns distant, a time when the weyrs commanded far more power and privilege than they do now and held themselves aloof from the rest of Pern society.
The world created by McCaffrey was well done as was the description of the “link” between dragon and rider. Het duurde gewoon even voordat is weer gewend was aan de namen en de wereld van Pern.
A Million More Pages: Jul 05, Katie rated it it was ok Shelves: Views Read Edit View history. Her dragon wouldn’t permit it but a sound thrashing was what Kylara badly needed. F’larF’nor’s half-brother, is eventually forced into a duel with T’ronthe leader of the Oldtimers, which ends in banishment for the Oldtimers who will not accept F’lar’s leadership and in a grave injury for F’nor.
They soon plan to import grubs from Southern anhe, and place them at Lemos Hold to protect the forests and test how long it takes for the grubs to spread, while Andemon convinces people to dragonqest killing the grubs.
The classism and totalitarianism and misogyny become eroded by new ways of thinking that develop in this novel, which is pretty cool. Robinton gives orders to his apprentices and then mingles amongst those present before greeting Lord Larad of Telgar Hold, and Lord Asgenar and Lady Famira.
Jul 22, Jerry rated it really liked it. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Okay, read this a long time ago.
View all 44 comments. There are no imitations that come close to what she wrote and if anything, McCaffrey and Tolkien stand close together in the world of fantasy writings with a slight edge to Tolkien, perhaps.
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