Decision at Doona Author:Anne McCaffrey Earth was a very well behaved planet... — The kids were raised and trained on teeming Terra to be quiet at all times, to play physically restricted games, never to make sudden movements, never never to open their mouths in a satisfying yell. So they were huddle-scared on Doona. — The adults were even worse--reactive patterns of conformist behavio... more »r that had taken a lifetime to build were not broken overnight just because they now had the space to sneeze without intruding on a neighbor.
So everyone was very quiet. At first. But every one of them there was also a rebel, or they would never have had the guts to get to Doona in the first place.
Which was fortunate. Because wide open Doona had some surprises for them that they couldn't even have nightmared on good old security-bound Earth!« less