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Aspects and sequences are still troubling, but I think McCaffrey’s doing something a bit more revolutionary than I expected. F’nor arrives at Benden Weyr the next day, and F’lar informs him of the recent events, including succeeding in getting the Weyrleaders to post riders to the Holds and Halls, and how he has assigned N’ton to Fort Weyr as a Wingsecond so that he will be able to become Weyrleader in the next mating flight, but by that point be seen as a Fort rider instead of a Benden replacement.

The characters are continued from the first book with relatively few changes.

I read every one of the P. Feb 05, Mariah Tessin rated it it was amazing. In the UK editions of Dragonquest, several segments of dialogue are omitted from chapters eight and ten:.


Dragonquest (Dragonriders of Pern, book 2) by Anne McCaffrey

Aug 18, Elise Mullette rated it did not like it. After briefly talking with one of his apprentices, Robinton meets with D’ram annw G’narish, who ask about the absence of T’ron and T’kul, noting that R’mart is still too injured to attend, and that they’ve both sent aid to Telgar Weyr. Now for one of my normal ‘old book warnings’. Annne notes that the four queens who went to Southern Weyr were all old, and were unlikely to produce many clutches, which would prevent them from perpetuating their grievances.


Dragonquest by Anne McCaffrey

I b The Dragonriders of Pern books is a great introduction to the series. F’lar has always been a leader but tried to give the leadership over all away but was forced to take it. Refresh and try again. After Lessa leaves, Brekke abruptly makes love to F’nor.

We seem to be looking through a thick pane of old glass at those characters, the details there to make out but dragoquest if you find the right angle. Here however, she truly starts to flesh that society out with many subtle little details and asides, indeed far more than I picked dragonwuest as a teenager.

Cover of the paperback original. They’re slaves to their stomachs, though after Hatching that’s very definitely draconic. Her first novel, Restoree, was written as a protest against the absurd dragonsuest unrealistic portrayals of women in s-f novels in the 50s and early 60s.


How can two consecutive books from the same series be so vastly different? The fellis dye had turned the soft wher-hide into a deep green the same shade as the tunic. Dragonquest Dragonriders of Pern Book 2 Author s: Dragonquest Dragonriders of Pern Pb Author s: While great, it’s still just a fantasy novel.

Noting that the plan to use fire beacons and sweepriders won’t work, F’lar wonders if Fandarel will be able to come up with an alternative, only for Lessa to reveal that she has already sent for him and Robinton.

But oh my god that does not make it okay for the hero to want to beat her. We start with traditional fantasy stuff and are becoming more radical with each novel. As has been suggested by others, the gender politics and stereotyping here are abysmal. For some reason, my least favorite was definitely not the worst offender but it annoyed me to no end.


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Sep 11, Lou rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Can’t wait for the last of the trilogy. Classic, must read fantasy for any lover of the genre. Dragons eat firestone which turns into gas that they use to sear thread. However, T’ron confronts him over this, and in anger draws his knife against him. The Dragonriders of Pern 1. I was thinking I mccaffdey really feel the absence of swordplay more in these books, but the way the world is set up really seems to not need swords and sorcery—more than a fantasy, these are works of hard science fiction, dealing with the dragonquesh of planets and celestial occurrences.

In response, Kylara offers to fly to Dragonquets Hold and retreive water kegs. A decent sequel to Dragonflight.

That being said, I remember it being very good. The Tawny Man Robin Hobb 9. F’lar next shows him the grubs, only for Sograny to stamp on them and call them an abomination, refusing to believe that they can stop Thread.

As Lessa recalls reading a Record at Fort Weyr that mentioned fire lizards, Terry wonders if they could be trained as messengers.

That he would never suffer the loneliness that was the condition of most men – a dragonrider always had his dragon. This page was last edited on 17 Aprilat F’nor attempts to mediate, but things escalate to the point that an Oldtimer, T’reb who is disturbed by his green dragon being in heatstabs F’nor. She died at the age of 85, after suffering a massive stroke on 21 November