Fantasy Dragon Flight (aka - Dragon Riders Of Pern) By Anne McCaffrey - Audio Book


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Dragon Flight (aka - Dragon Riders Of Pern) By Anne McCaffrey - Audio Book - 9.3 hrs.mp4

Dragonflight is a fantasy novel by the American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey. It is the first book in the Dragonriders of Pern series. Dragonflight was first published by Ballantine Books in July 1968. Pern is a planet colonised by humans. The original colonists originally intended to adopt a low-technology agrarian lifestyle gradually but were thrust into this more precipitously after they encountered the onslaught of the deadly Thread raining down from the sky. By harnessing the indigenous flying fire-breathing dragons (with genetic alterations to make them larger and telepathic) the dragons with their human riders destroyed the Thread in the skies over Pern before it was able to burrow into the land and breed creating pockets of safety over Perns surface. Humanity finally managed to find equilibrium and began to create a thriving culture society and economy eventually expanding right across the northern continent of Pern. However when this narrative begins an unusually long interval between attacks of centuries duration has caused the general population to dismiss the threat as myth and gradually withdraw support from the Weyrs where dragons are bred and trained. By the time of this narrative only one Weyr remains (the other five having mysteriously disappeared at the same time in the last quiet interval) maintaining a precarious hand-to-mouth existence. Dragonflight chronicles the story of Lessa the sole survivor of the noble ruling family of Ruatha Hold on the northern continent of Pern. When the rest of her family is killed by a cruel usurper Fax she survives by disguising herself as a drudge (a menial servant) partly through simply adopting a slovenly appearance but also by using her hereditary telepathic abilities to make others see her as far older and less attractive than she actually is. Her only friend is a watch-wher a somewhat telepathic animal (related to dragons) that guards the hold. Lessa psychically influences other Hold workers to do less than their best work or to become clumsy or inefficient. Her dream is to regain control over her own hold. Her strategy is to make Ruatha economically unproductive so that Fax will renounce it.

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