The Dragonlover's Guide to Pern Author:Jody Lynn Nye with Anne McCaffrey Written in consultation with the creator of the world called Pern, Anne McCaffrey herself, this ultimate guidebook tells readers everything they ever wanted to know about their favorite world, much of which is not included in the novels themselves: — * The first exploration of the planet and the founding of the original human colony — *Pernese flo... more »ra and fauna-native, imported, and adapted
*The nature of Thread (including extensive Threadfall charts), the threat it poses, and ways to combat it
* The development of dragons from little fire-lizards to the huge, telepathic creatures that carry humans and fight Thread
* Life in the Weyrs: the care and feeding of dragons, the organization of dragons into fighting units, Weyr maintenance, and the leisure activities of Weyrmen and Weyrwomen
*Life in Hold and Crafthall: government, agriculture, hunting, cookery, trading, art, homes, clothing, celebrations-and even a few recipes!
The Dragonlover's Guide welcomes you to Pern and invites you to return again and again and again!« less