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Here be dragons!

Advantages: A world complete unto itself: magic myth & a little bit of science
Disadvantages: None ~ unless you're looking for realism

“When is a legend legend? Why is a myth a myth? How old and disguised must a fact be for it to be relegated to the category ‘Fairytale’?” Pern is the third planet from a different sun. Rukbat, a G-type star in the Sagittarian sector. It had the neces ...

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Review of Dragonflight - Anne McCaffrey

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Here Be Dragons...

Advantages: Great writing, complex plot and characters, detailed surroundings, er... EVERYTHING!
Disadvantages: Writing can be a tad over-descriptive, not for light readers!

Sometime in our future, the people of Earth go forth and colonize other planets. One of these is the planet which came to be called Pern. Over the years the people of Pern created their own legends and mythologies, and the home planet of Earth, and th ...

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Fantastic Fantasy and Superb Science Fiction!

Advantages: Brilliant story, interesting characters
Disadvantages: Some inaccuracies

...Set in the futuristic world of Pern, Dragonflight is an entertaining science fiction read from start to finish. This was the first Anne McCaffrey book I had ever read and I was completely enthralled by her magical mixture of medieval customs, futuristic ...

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Lessa's Dilemma

Advantages: Fantastic story
Disadvantages: The graphic novel misses a lot of detail

You've spent over half your life plotting and scheming to get revenge for the murder of your family, what do you do with the rest of your life when the object of your hatred dies, and you still didn't get what you wanted? This is the dilemma faced by a ...

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Dragonflight

Advantages: A wonderful, adventure, fantasy stroy that has everything.
Disadvantages: A bit short

This book is amazing! I loved it from start to finsh. It is a mixture of futuistic and medeval tradiions. It is set on a planet called PERN, in the Rukbart system. Colonized by humans from Earth, it seemed a perfect planet. The new people for the ...

Fantasyfairy 16.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Dragonflight - Anne McCaffrey

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