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Random House LLC, Feb 26, 2002 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Award-winning author Anne McCaffrey introduced us to the world of Pernnearly 30 years ago, and her books continue to thrill readers to this day. Pern is a world filled with powerful dragons, deadly parasites, and musicians whose prophetic songs bear warning of an uncertain future. For a limited time only, take advantage of this exciting opportunity: buy Dragonquest and get Dragonflight for free!Dragonflight: After ten long turns, Lessa was ready to come out of hiding, to reclaim herb birthright...and to Impress the young dragon queen and become Weyrwoman of BendenSuddenly the deadly silver Thread once again threatened all Pern withdestruction. But the mighty telepathic dragons that for centuries haddefended Pern were now few in number, not nearly enough to protect theplanet in its hour of greatest peril. So Lessa hatched a daring anddangerous scheme: Rally support from people who had long ago ceased toexist...Dragonquest: Another Turn, and the deadly silver Threads began falling again. So the bold dragonriders took to the air once more and their magnificent flying dragons swirled and swooped, belching flames that destroyed the shimmering strands before they reached the ground.But F'lar knew he had to find a better way to protect his beloved Pern, and he had to find it before the rebellious Oldtimers could breed any more dissent...before his brother F'nor would be foolhardy enough to launch another suicide mission...and before those dratted fire-lizards could stir up any more trouble!

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Good plot, good story, believable, enjoyable. - LibraryThing
The ending was frustrating. - LibraryThing
I guess that's just a writing style. - LibraryThing
Use of time-travel makes for an intriuging plot device. - LibraryThing
It starts with the main female character, Lessa. - LibraryThing
The surprise ending is dramatic and satisfying. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - EMaree - LibraryThing

So... Anne McCaffery's "Dragonriders of Pern". A famous series, particularly among those interested in dragons, and one that's been on my to-do list for a long time - because, as a writer of fantasy ... Read full review

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User Review  - ashpapoye - LibraryThing

Bad execution of an ambitious idea. There are a lot of things that Dragonflight has going for it. First and foremost, it's dragons. Second, it's dragons ! Dragons are the shit and any book is made ... Read full review


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