|Cover artist||Steve Weston|
Dragonflight was the first Pern novel to be published. IT is made up of Weyr Search, a short stroy which was written two years beforehand, and Dragonflight , the rest of the book. Dragonflight is set at the end of the Eight Interval and beginning of the Ninth Pass and introduces us to the world of Pern for the first time.
The men who rode the dragons were a breed apart.Chosen when the dragons were first hatched,they became soul-mates for life with the huge, magnificent beasts they controlled - the green, blue, brown and bronzes - beautiful - terrible - the only creatures who could defend the planet Pern from the blood-red star. But without the Queen, the dragons would become extinct. Only the gigantic, golden Queen could breed the new flights. And the Queen was fading... dying... leaving behind one last, huge, golden egg.
Notable Moments Edit
- Lessa impresses Ramoth
- Mnementh flies Ramoth, F'lar becomes Weyrleader.
- Lessa brings forward the Oldtimers.