By Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Anne McCaffrey
"Welcome domestic, Linyaari child!"
Acorna's quest has paid off. With the aid of her "uncles" and the hundreds of thousands of people who love and appreciate her, she has came upon her actual humans ultimately.
and so they have stumbled on her--Khornya, daughter of the illustrious Feriila and the valiant Vaanye, who was once given up for misplaced after the insect-like Khleevidestroyed their domestic planet.
Abandoned in house as a toddler, rescued and raised through gruff human asteroid miners, Acorna is ultimately between her personal. the gorgeous therapeutic horn within the middle of her brow and the "funny" toes and palms that when set her aside now make her one with the telepathic Linyaari who live to tell the tale as lush agrarian planet the place they pursue their peaceable goals.
Acorna's humans welcome her with a lavish dress ball--and an already-chosen mate! yet Acorna nonetheless has a lot to do ahead of she will be able to benefit from the peaceable domestic she is accessible. The mythical resting position of the misplaced Linyaari ancestors has but to be came across. With assistance from the rogue spacetrader Becker and his cat, RK (RoadKill), Acorna needs to try to correct an unspeakable mistaken and defeat an enemy much more merciless than the Khleevi themselves.
In the hunt, Acorna and her new associates rescue one other survivor, additionally given up for misplaced. most significantly, notwithstanding, Acorna eventually uncovers the Universe's such a lot conscientiously guarded secret--the precise nature of the traditional hyperlink among the hoofed, telepathic Linyaariand the space-faring people she has come to think about as her "people" to boot.
In all literature, there is not any creature extra wondrous, no woman extra appealing, no adolescence extra adventurous than Anne McCaffrey's cherished Unicorn woman. Acorna and Acorna's Quest instructed of her formative years and early formative years. Now award-winning writer Elizabeth Ann Scarborough joins Anne McCaffrey to proceed the saga of this liked personality in a narrative that would pride each fan and win new hearts, too.
Acorna's People is a narrative for readers of all ages--especially those that haven't but misplaced (or who nonetheless consider) the magic that lives within the hearts of the younger.
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Acorna's People by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Anne McCaffrey