The Ship Who Searched Author:Anne McCaffrey and Mercedes Lackey Human scientists created brainships by encasing the bodies of babies born with irreparable physical deformities in titanium shells, and melding their minds with starship computers. Working with "brawns"--unaltered humans specially trained for the collaboration-brainships could perform nncessary calculations and traverse space much faster than an... more »y regular vessels.« less
Great read but then I've enjoyed all of McCaffrey's books. I like the "brain" ship series but I think I liked the telepathic stevedores, e.g. The Rowan, even more. This one will leave you feeling like you've had a good time but don't let it set the McC standard.