In these two stories Carialle - born severely physically disadvantaged - like Helva, decided she would strap on a spaceship. Her brawn in a guy named Keff. Together they search the galaxy for intelligent beings. Then Carialle and Keff must return the "globe-frogs" whence they came.

Brain Ships

by Anne McCaffrey, Mercedes Lackey, and Margaret Ball

Published 4 November 2003
Combines the texts of two sequels to the best-selling The Ship Who Sang in a single volume, following the adventures of Tia and Nancia, who overcome paralysis by becoming starship-controlling "brains" that protect other young people from suffering a similar fate.