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The beautiful planet Pern seemed a paradise to its new colonists - until unimaginable terror turned it into hell. Suddenly deadly spores were falling like silver threads from the sky, devouring everything - and everyone - in their path. It began to look as if the colony, cut off from Earth and lacking the resources to combat the menace, was doomed. Then some of the colonists noticed that the small, dragonlike lizards that inhabited their new world were joining the fight against Thread, breathing fire on it and teleporting to safety. If only, they thought, the dragonets were big enough for a human to ride and intelligent enough to work as a team with a rider... And so they set their most talented geneticist to work to create the creatures Pern so desperately needed - Dragons!
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Grouped Work ID 60acbe6b-e4f8-544f-8236-750c193dd16e
full_title dragonsdawn
author mccaffrey anne
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lastUpdate 2018-04-20 22:43:39PM

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display_description Colonists from Earth set out to protect their new home, Pern, from the deadly spores that fall from the sky and devour everything in their path.
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publishDate 1988, 2002
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series Dragonriders of Pern, The Renegades of Pern
series_with_volume Dragonriders of Pern, The Renegades of Pern
subject_facet Dragons -- Fiction, Pern (Imaginary place) -- Fiction
title_display Dragonsdawn
title_full Dragonsdawn, Dragonsdawn / Anne McCaffrey
title_short Dragonsdawn
topic_facet Dragons, Fantasy, Fiction, Pern (Imaginary place), Science Fiction