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...
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.
I enjoyed reading the beginnings. A lot of loose ends were tied up for me. As to the differences and similarities of the dragons and fire lizards. Why southern was abandoned. Looking forward to reading the conclusion when the riders return to space.