The Renegades of Pern: (#7) (The Dragonriders of Pern) [Anne McCaffrey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. As long as the people of Pern. While recent tales of Pern have dealt with early eras on that turbulent planet, Anne McCaffrey, Author Del Rey Books $ (p) ISBN . The Renegades of Pern is the tenth book in the Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey. It covers a time period that is parallel to the original.

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I still enjoy it, but for the most part Thella dragged it down. At the beginning section mcxaffrey the novel, I was unsure how McCaffrey was going to tie in the many different character she introduces in the prologue where she quickly jumps through brief mini-stories, giving us glimpses of different characters. It also gives us a new take renegadees events from other points of view. They are still important and I still think they are fantastic, but there are also other characters that are just as lovable and important.

All of her series are great but the ones that take place on Pern are the best of all.

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While some find them to be minor to the Pern universe or simply “filler” to push out another book they add a necessary dimension to Pern. Meanwhile, Lord Asgenar is conveyed by K’van to Telgar Hold, where he informs Lord Larad that his half-sister Thella is responsible for the raids, and requests his aid in tracking her down. Crenden accepts, but his brother, Readis is unwilling to accept such humiliation, and leaves in the night.

Dragonsdawn Dragonriders of Pern Series. Eventually, she rests in one of the lounge areas, only to wake as a man attempts to rob the sleeping herder near her.

All the Weyrs of Pern. To view it, click here. This time, since I know the story and the characters, I’m skipping all the sections with Thella’s POV and skimming through the rest. First Fall Anne McCaffrey. Jayge continues onward, and manages to get help from Far Cry Hold, before returning to the train to find dragonriders helping out. Retrieved from ” http: Dragon’s Time Todd McCaffrey.

I’d be tempted to go Chaotic Evil Robin Hood too! It’s just a mccatfrey showing the back story of Sharra from the White Dragon and bridging Piemur’s story from Dragondrums to the White Dragon, mccaffrry then ending with the beginning of All the Weyrs of Pern.


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The Southern Continent bits, while interesting, and certainly set the scene for the next book, felt somewhat rushed. It is awfully dry. The main thrust of the plot in the early novel are the ‘Renegades’ and the brigands?

Jayge Lilcamp, the young and roving trader, was one of the first to fall foul of the renegades, and as he saw what Thella had done to his family and his wagon train he began to seek his own revenge, a revenge which grew into a determination to destroy the most evil woman on Pern. Jayge removes Readis’s image from the roll before giving it to the Far Cry Holder. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Want to Read saving…. It seems a poorly put-together book, but I nevertheless relished the bits about Piemur growing up and continuing his story from Dragondrums. The Dragonriders of Pern and the Harper Trilogy. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Renegades of Pern opens with several short stories introducing many of the characters who appear throughout the whole story, bracketed against significant events in Lord Fax ‘s campaigns.

There are quite a few characters, but those from other books that you continue to follow.

It covers a time period that is parallel to the original Dragonriders trilogy from an alternate point of view. As always with this series, this book is hard to put down.

Yes there were slow parts and yes there were a few too many names to remember. The most interesting part of this story is the re-discovering of the Southern Continent and the original Landing site of the renegadse settlers to Pern. Maybe that’s because if you squint your eyes and look sideways, shrimp are kind of dragonlike, and I was eating them in the right company!

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This book covers nearly twenty years, beginning shortly before the beginning of the Ninth Pass of Threadfall, and ending during the seventeenth Pass. There is continent hopping and history being uncovered.


May 25, Lila Diller rated it liked it Shelves: The various stories come together, though and once again we zoom in on Hold, Weyr and craft having left the ‘renegades, holdless ect far behind. It’s not essential in order to enjoy any of the other books in this series. Nov 27, Karlie Lucas rated it it was amazing. It only really starts getting into a story of its own near the end where things make a complete turn and everything changes. But when Thella mistakenly vented her rage on Jayge’s family, she made a dangerous mistake.

I also didn’t buy the Jayge Aramina love. As the Fall comes to an end, a dragonrider – an Oldtimer – lands and angrily berates them for being unprepared for Fall – the fact that they are out in Fall, and that Kimmage Hold hasn’t prepared a ground crew. 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.

The exploration of the Southern Continent and discovery of ancient human relics there including the activities of Piemur and Menolly from the Harper Hall trilogy also figure in the novel, which ends where All the Weyrs of Pern begins. Other books in the series.

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Not long afterwards, chaos breaks out at Southern Hold – T’kul and B’zon have gone missing from Southern Weyr, the other dragons are making noise, and the fire-lizards have vanished. Now thinking back, it’s hard for me to remember which character had the most focus, and that’s probably because there isn’t a solid plotline.

I know, there are still more Pern books beyond that, but All the Weyrs of Pern addresses the BIG issues that all the previous books have been hinting at. I also like the gaps filled in a bit in and around The White Dragon. No one was safe from Thella’s depredations, and now her quarry was Aramina, reputed to have a telepathic link with dra.