Young Fiona, rider of the gold queen Talenth, has returned from the past, where she and a group of dragons and riders fled so that the wounded could heal from. Dragongirl. English. Русский · Edit · History. Comments Share. Dragongirl. Information. Author(s). Anne McCaffrey · Todd McCaffrey. With a cast of beloved characters from previous Pern novels, Dragongirl is another triumph for Todd McCaffrey—and a riveting chapter for the Dragonriders.. .

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Jun 07, Pages Buy. It’s free and yours to keep. What is here is well wrought, but once again he has written a ‘cliff hanger’ and I have to wait until next spring for the next installment. It is sad that this great series mcxaffrey devolved to sex and chatter, and that the loss of so many dragons and riders is merely a backdrop to Fiona’s fear of sleeping alone, and her obsession with having everyone else sleeping together as well.

I can’t believe what he has done to my beloved Pern. That evening, during a discussion about recent Falls, it is revealed that Benden Weyr has sent weyrlings back in time to Igen Weyr, and also claims to have ten dragons who have recovered from the Dragon Plague.

But having to read about the sexual exploits not entirely dragon induced of a 16 year dragohgirl was a little icky. We again traverse the fears of Pern with ailing and dying dragons during the beginning of threadfall with Fiona, Kindan who Fiona loves and Lorana who Kindan loves and who is carrying Kindan’s baby.

I won’t be too excited to buy it though. Todd finished secondary education in Ireland and returned to the United States in for a summer job before matriculation at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. I have a lotted problems with that aspect of the book.

Durante’s energies and voices and added the Audible version to my wishlist for the future. As others have mentioned, anyone who has read Todd’s earlier books should expect a heavy dose of death and despair, but Dragongirl took those to a whole new level even for this author.


There was nothing treated with delicacy and finesse in the book. Haven’t had a chance to write up a coherent review yet, but will at some point.

Feb 22, Red rated it did not like it Recommends it for: After seeing this, T’mar reveals his fears that the cure for the Dragon Plague has affected the clutch, causing Talenth to lay a lighter number of eggs early. But dgagongirl greater challenges lie ahead: Inspired by Your Browsing History.

The specter of sickness looms over the Weyrs of Pern, felling fire-lizards and threatening their dragon cousins, Pern’s sole defense against the deadly phenomenon that is Thread. Anne McCaffrey always had each book be all inclusive.

I can count on my two hands how many times the dragons even comment at all mccaffrfy the story.

Jul 27, Cathy rated it liked it Shelves: Todd’s latest Pern mccaffreh seem to only rehash previous story lines, both his own and his mother’s. Cheryl in cc nv, Yvensong.

Dragongirl (Dragonriders of Pern) by Todd McCaffrey

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. About Dragongirl With a cast of beloved characters from previous Pern novels, Dragongirl is another triumph for Todd McCaffrey—and a riveting chapter for the Dragonriders of Pern. The few new plot lines in this book either had no focus — wandering and meandering around so much that I just couldn’t keep interest — or were hammered over and over with such lack of subtlety deagongirl skill that they became painful.

I saw this one in the bookstore and bought it without first checking its chronological order in the Pern series. I’ll wait on the library list for it.

Dragongirl: It’s well past time to put Pern to rest

Let’s have less of Fiona’s “loving” everyone and more focus on the dwindling numbers of dragons struggling to keep protecting Pern. All these new methods combine to promote a healthier Pern.

With twists and turns that keep you guessing ‘good grief, what next?!

mccqffrey The writing is abysmal, the editing nonexistent, the plot has run off screaming betweenand the author’s personal agenda is unpleasant at best and disturbing at worst. The next day, Norik reveals his intention to trade his position as Weyr Harper with Kindan, as Telgar Weyr now holds too many sad memories for him. It’s the dragongilr book in a series Dragonheart is the first which I liked a lot, Dragon Rider is the last due out in May.


T’mar initially tries to stop her from destroying the Thread burrows, but allows her to when Bitra Hold sends no aid.

The next day, Thread falls, and Fort Weyr rises to fight it along eragongirl Ista Weyr – nothing has changed while Fiona and the others were back in time; Pern is still stricken by the Dragon Plaguewith more dragons dying every day.

Mar 09, Lex rated it did not like it.

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At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. And, for one of my favourite series, no less!

Let’s hope Todd’s other Pern books are much, much better! I hope that Mr. This is why I’m waiting a bit to post an actual review. Jun 07, Pages. She suddenly requests that Fiona take her to Benden Weyr – early, before the others go to fight Thread, and she does, before sending Fiona back, saying she’ll return on Minith. Also too many women are pulling “I’ll die without him” crap that shouldn’t have a place in a culture where such a dangerous battle has to be fought so regularly, life has to go on and there can’t be that many people ready to give up.

Following the plague that had decimated the dragons, and the loss of an entire Weyr, the remaining dragons are overstretched, and the limited numbers lead to even further casualties.