The Renegades of Pern
Publish date: September 10th 1997
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Pern (Chronological Order) 2 (#22)
This was one of the slowest of the Pern series and took a really long time to get into. I think in this case Anne McCaffrey didn't do as well with her style of jumping around in the time stream. This book seems to cover too much time and contained too many gaps that left me wondering what was going ...
So not my favorite. Too many stories. Too much Thella. Not enough Piemur. Too much ground covered. Too much Toric. Not enough Aramina. Not enough Harpers in general. No time to get fully involved in anything. This one's a mess...but it does bring us AIVAS.
Read November 2000 Read July 2009 July 2009 Review: deals with those who were holdless, for a variety of reasons, during the beginning years of Threadfall. Almost the same period as DragonDrums but from different viewpoints. Sets up just right for the following book, All the Weyrs of Pern.
Dude, even McCaffrey got bored with her own new (deeply boring) characters halfway through the book, chucked the whole Holdless plotlines for huge swathes, and went back to focusing on Piemur and Toric and the politics of the Southern continent. It irks my sense of order that huge chunks of the thro...
My least favourite of the series.