Moreta, Dragonlady of Pern

Moreta, Dragonlady of Pern

Book - 1983
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All seems well on Pern until a mysterious ailment strikes killing myriads of holders, craftsmen, and dragonriders. Pern is left in mortal danger with no one to rise to char the prarasitic Thread. The dragonriders of Pern are in danger from a mutated strain of influenza.

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Moreta struggles to save the dragons of Pern from a deadly plague and travels back and forth through time to deliver the necessary medicine
Moreta, Weyrwoman of Fort Weyr, struggles to save the dragons of Pern from a deadly plague and risks her life to destroy the lethal parasite Thread and to preserve the future of the planet

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1983
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345298744
0345298748
Characteristics: xiv, 286 p. : map ; 22 cm

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tigerlily_13
Feb 04, 2016

I liked many of the characters in both Moreta --and its sequel, "Nerilka's Story-- but was made depressed by reading of humans dying from the flu and dragons...suiciding...when their riders died---during Pern's Sixth Pass. Thankfully, Nerilka's Story was the more hopeful of the two. Of course, by the time I got to the tragedies of the Third Pass--written years later-- I was ready to say...enough.

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Canine_sCompanion
Sep 11, 2010

Recommended for sure to many teens and octogenerians and those between! I have read most of the entire series. McCaffrey starts using co-writers on some of the later novels. I will never forget the one about the dolphins.

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