The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall (Pern, #2)

by Anne McCaffrey

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Travel back to the earliest days of Pernese history in this first-ever Dragonriders of Pern short-story collection!

Join the original survey team as they explore Pern and decide to recommend it for colonization. Share the terror of the evacuation from the Southern Continent as a flotilla of ships, aided by intelligent, talking dolphins, braves the dreadful currents of the Pernest ocean. Learn how the famous Ruatha Hold was founded, and thrill with the dragonriders as they expand into a second, then a third Weyr. And discover a secret lost in time: the rescue of some of the original colonists before the planet was cut off forever!

Building a new life on a distant world, braving the dreaded Thread that falls like silver rain from the sky only to destroy every living thing it touches, flying heroically on the wondrous dragons: The Dragonriders of Pern!
  • ISBN10 0345419596
  • ISBN13 9780345419590
  • Publish Date 4 October 1997 (first published 1 October 1993)
  • Publish Status Active
  • Publish Country US
  • Imprint Del Rey Books
  • Format Paperback (US Trade)
  • Pages 306
  • Language English