Dragon's Fire

Dragon's Fire

Book - 2006
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Pellar is an orphan taken in by Masterharper Zist. Though born mute, Pellar is a gifted tracker, and when Zist sets off to take over as harper for Natalon's coal-mining camp, Pellar, along with his fire-lizard, Chitter, joins him on a secret mission of his own: to find out if reported thefts of coal are the work of the Shunned, criminals condemned to a life of wandering and hardship. Halla is one of the children of the Shunned. Though innocent of their parents' crimes, these children have inherited their cruel punishment. Lack of food, shelter, and clothes is their lot; hope is unknown to them. And what future would they hope for? Without a hold to call their own, there will be no protection for them when the lethal Thread inevitably falls again. Life is particularly tough for Halla. Her family gone, she must fend for herself. Yet despite the brutality of her surroundings, Halla is kind and gentle, devoted to those more helpless than she
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345480286
0345480287
Branch Call Number: SF McC
Characteristics: x, 366 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: McCaffrey, Todd 1956-

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tigerlily_13
Mar 03, 2016

This was my favorite in the first of the two trilogies set in Third Pass Pern, as I really enjoyed the characters such as MasterHarper Zist and his adopted son Pellar. Also you couldn't help but dislike the rather cruel Weyrleader D'gan who only seemed to rule for his own gain.

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Shenandoah
Jul 08, 2012

The dragons protect Pern.

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