Publish date: December 12th 1988
Publisher: Ultramarine Publishing Company
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Pern (Chronological Order) 2 (#1)
This was a bit slow to get going, but once we got into part 2 it became the Pern book I have come to love. By part 3 I was on the edge of my seat, even though I knew vaguely what happens. Man, I cried more than once for various reasons. Finding out the details of Sallah's sacrifice. Learning the det...
My favourite of all the Pern novels
If you're already a fan of Anne McCaffey's Pern, you'll love this book. I don't think it makes a good introduction though if you're not already enchanted by Pern, despite that this story would be the first chronologically. I'd try the original trilogy first, starting with Dragonflight, which I think...
Chronologically the first Pern book.I wouldn't recommend starting here, but having read a few others I enjoyed learning how the dragon riders began.
I had been reading the Pern books for several years by the time I came across this one, and this quickly became one of my favorites.