By Anne McCaffrey
Bringing clean wonders and hazards to mild within the skies of Pern, Anne McCaffrey and her son, Todd, who proven his writing abilities within the bestselling novels Dragon’s relations and Dragonsblood, go back with their moment collaboration: an exciting event of discovery and fate.
Pellar is an orphan taken in by way of Masterharper Zist. notwithstanding born mute, Pellar is a proficient tracker, and whilst Zist units off to take over as harper for Natalon’s coal-mining camp, Pellar–along along with his fire-lizard, Chitter–joins him on a mystery project of his personal: to determine if suggested thefts of coal are the paintings of the avoided, criminals condemned to a lifetime of wandering and hardship.
Halla is without doubt one of the little ones of the kept away from. although blameless in their mom and dad’ crimes, those little ones have inherited their merciless punishment. loss of nutrition, guard, and garments is their lot; wish is unknown to them. And what destiny may they wish for? with out a carry to name their very own, there'll be no safeguard for them whilst the deadly Thread unavoidably falls back. existence is even more durable for Halla. Her kinfolk long gone, she needs to fend for herself. but regardless of the brutality of her atmosphere, Halla is variety and delicate, dedicated to these extra helpless than she.
As wicked as Halla is sweet, Tenim is in league with Tarik, a crooked miner from Camp Natalon, who is helping him thieve coal in alternate for a reduce of the revenue. yet Tenim quickly realizes there's a lot extra to be made of firestone, the risky mineral that allows the dragons of Pern to burn Thread out of the sky. Tenim doesn’t care what he has to do, or whom he has to kill, so as to nook the market.
Cristov is Tarik’s son. Dishonored by way of his father’s greed and treachery, the boy needs to make amends someway, whether it capability risking his existence by way of mining the risky firestone, which detonates on touch with the slightest drop of moisture.
When the final closing firestone mine explodes in flames, a determined race starts off to discover a brand new deposit of the lethal yet crucial mineral, for with out it there might be no protection opposed to Thread. yet Tenim has a murderous plan to show tragedy to his personal virtue, and purely Pellar, Halla, and Cristov can cease him–and make sure that there'll be a destiny for all at the international of the Dragonriders.
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Their eyes locked, and Cristov’s heart sank as his father beckoned imperiously to him. “You’d better go. ” “I’ll be back,” Cristov said as he started away. Not hearing any comment from Jamal, he turned back but Jamal was already hobbling away, nearly lost in the Gather crowd. Cristov wanted to sprint after him, to turn him around, to meet his father with a friend at his side, but— With a grimace, Cristov turned back to the edge of the Gather crowd and caught the look on his father’s face, Tarik repeated his impatient, beckoning gesture and Cristov knew why Jamal had left.
Making steel required iron ore, coal, and a host of trace metals. After nearly five hundred Turns, the original surface seams of coal—easy to find, easy to mine—had been exhausted. The Masterminer, Britell, had sent out parties of talented miners to bore into mountains seeking new seams of coal deep below ground. Those mining camps that succeeded in producing coal would be rewarded by elevation to full working mines. Natalon, who was both Cristov’s uncle and Tarik’s nephew, had just opened one such mine.
Murenny prompted. “He should come with me,” Zist said. ” “His woodcraft is excellent,” Murenny agreed. ” Zist shook his head. “I don’t know,” he said. ” Pellar missed his fiddle; it had become the voice he didn’t have and he had rejoiced in it. “I’ll keep it safe for you,” Masterharper Murenny had promised him, reverently placing it in its case and shaking his head in wonder. ” He shook a warning finger at Zist, saying, “You make sure the lad stays in one piece, Zist. ” “He’s a talent with wood, that’s for sure,” Zist agreed.
Dragon's Fire by Anne McCaffrey