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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Every time I pick up a Pern book, I would rather pick up my phone to play a time wasting game like solitaire or Sudoku. Thella is discovered to have escaped with several of her raiders through a tunnel not on Larad’s map, and they cause a rockfall blocking the entrance to the hold, which is soon cleared by the dragons.

It is awfully dry. And still probably do in some of the less progressive parts of the world. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Thella just wants to be considered for the succession of her father’s Hold, which should be her right as the first-born child. Piemur is at the Southern Hold and gives some perspective of the Oldtimers and the development of the new hold.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Dragonriders of Pern video game Dragonriders: For all the holdless, life was a constant struggle for survival. One is to tell a new story of the trader Jayge trying to protect Aramina, the girl who hears dragons.

I am beginning to ask myself how McCaffrey became so famous when she was turning out books like this. To view it, click here. The Best Books of Start reading The Renegades of Pern on your Kindle in under a minute.

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Jayge continues onward, and manages to get help from Far Cry Hold, before returning to the train to find dragonriders helping out. While I did enjoy this I agree the many people who have criticised it; the renegades feel like a plot that started but was dropped in the middle of the book.

Don’t remember if this was second or third, but I think it’s never going to be my favorite. As he enters Benden Weyr, Jayge discovers from the guards that Readis was there recently to deliver mail to Aramina – Jayge recognises it a trick to find out where Aramina is – and ends up talking with Lessawho reveals Aramina failed to Impress at the last hatching, and is being housed at Benden Hold, as her ability to hear dragons was driving her crazy at Benden Weyr.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. All the Weyrs of Pern. Return to Book Page. Believing they were alerted to Thella’s presence by the Lilcamp traders, Thella plans to attack the train on the way back. 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. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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. Unable to find Aramina, they conclude that she is being hidden in a dark cave or pit to prevent her from telling the dragons where she is.

Several stories overlap, with much of the action taking place on the Southern Continent, especially towards the end of the book. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Like Nerilka’s StoryThe Renegades of Pern is a departure from the normal perspective for the dragonrider books, presenting a parallel viewpoint, this time running concurrent with the original trilogy; the book begins at the time of Dragonflight and ends a little after the ending of The White Dragon.

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Those two reasons are worth it to me to slog around the Jayge-Aramina-Thella bits to fill in details for the overarching storyline. We find out what is going on at the Landing. He’d only seen her a couple of times before he saved her.

Robinton talks with them about establishing the ruins as a legitimate hold – Paradise River Hold – and Jayge begins sending word to his relatives, inviting them to settle down with him.

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This turns out to be mccaffrwy trap set by Thella, and Aramina is captured, prompting Benden Hold and Benden Weyr to send out search parties. Renegadfs think it’s the writing style.


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. She attacks the man, and is thanked by the herder, who requests she accompany him to his holding when the Gather ends – Thella agrees, planning to kill him for his marks.

I quite enjoyed the intertwining stories of this book. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Chronicles of Pern: The Dolphins of Pern Dragonriders of Pern. Dragon’s Time Todd McCaffrey. I’m not afraid of stories breaking plotting tropes; it just isn’t done well here.

Thella is interesting, but very one-dimensional. I don’t make dragons, of course. She made us dinner that night, too–the one and only time in my life that I’ve actually liked shrimp cocktail. At Cove Hold, Robinton notes a section of caves at the Plateau – which they now know to be called “Landing” – haven’t been excavated.

I get the cross book story arc and why that should get a cliff hanger and why Renegades is very self-contained; but the A story line should have had more of a presence. To see Pern as a “real” place you of course have to know the stories of other people living there. This book contains probably the most number of separate plots, discrete plot lines and the largest suite of characters of any that I This is a comfortable book which ties together many different plots and people from all over Pern and ultimately links them to the Southern continent.

Then, from the ranks of the criminals and the disaffected, rose a band of renegades, led by the Lady Thella. Therefore it overlaps several of the other books, adding details from a different perspective, often that of the dispossessed, some of whom become renegades, some by choice, others by force of circumstance.