Darkover Landfall - Darkover Author:Marion Zimmer Bradley Darkover, planet of wonder, world of mystery, has been a favorite of science fiction readers for many years. For it is a truly alian sphere--a world of strange intelligences, of brooding skies beneath a ruddy sun, and of powers unknown to Earth. In this novel, Bradley tells of the original coming of the Earthmen, of the days when Darkover knew n... more »ot humanity. This is the full-bodied novel of what happened when a colonial starship crashlanded on that uncharted planet to encounter for the first time in human existence the impact of the Ghost Wind, of the psychic currents that were native only to that world, and of the price that every Earthling must pay before Darkover can claim him for itself.« less
I wanted to enjoy this book and did until about halfway through when it became anti-abortion propaganda, combined with a very grim view of women's rights. I finished it, but I won't read any of Bradley's work again - left a very bad taste in my mouth.