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Author Topic: OOC Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey  (Read 407 times)

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Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« on: August 11, 2018, 11:16:57 AM »
So, there's going to be another Pern book coming out by Anne's daughter, Gigi. I'd read the synopsis, that I'll quote below, and it doesn't actually look that bad. It comes out in Oct. Curious if anyone else might think about reading it.

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A new hero emerges in a divided world as one of sci-fi’s most beloved series—Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern—relaunches with this original adventure from Anne’s daughter, Gigi McCaffrey.

In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Dragonriders of Pern series, Gigi does her mother proud, adding to the family tradition of spinning unputdownable tales that recount the adventures of the brave inhabitants of a distant planet who battle the pitiless adversary known as Thread.

The last time Thread attacked Pern, the world was unprepared for the fight—until the Oldtimers appeared. These courageous dragonriders arrived from the past, traveling four hundred years to help their descendants survive. But the collision of past and present took its toll. While most of the displaced rescuers adapted to their new reality, others could not abide the jarring change and found themselves in soul-crushing exile, where unhappiness and resentment seethed.

Piemur, a journeyman harper, also feels displaced, cast adrift by the loss of his spectacular boyhood voice and uncertain of his future. But when the Masterharper of Pern sees promise in the young man and sends him undercover among the exiled Oldtimers, Piemur senses the looming catastrophe that threatens the balance of power between the Weyrs and Holds of Pern.

When the unthinkable happens, Piemur must rise to the challenge to avert disaster and restore honor to the dragons and dragonriders of Pern. Because now, in a world already beset by Thread, another, more insidious danger looms: For the first time in living memory, dragons may be on the verge of fighting dragons.
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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2018, 12:14:58 PM »
I probably will. I own most of the series by this point so it'd be ridiculous for me not to :P One does not easily give up a twenty year addiction.

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2018, 02:55:36 PM »
I haven't read the books in a really long time and I haven't read anything by Todd. But I am curious how this might go. I might snag it. I'm just leery.

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2018, 04:12:22 PM »
oh... It looks interesting. I did like Piemur

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2018, 04:49:55 PM »
I'm a sucker - Read 'em all, will keep doing so.
It's nice that the daughter finally got around to one, as far as I know they've been teasing her writing a book since Anne died. And then... Todd did everything XD

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2018, 05:23:13 PM »
I might wait until you read it and you can tell me if it's worth it. :P

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2018, 05:41:38 PM »
I'll probably have a go if I can get a hold of a copy cheaply. I also liked Piemur in his other books.

But the synopsis has me confused? I thought the Oldtimer threat had been dealt with already in Anne's books :s

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2018, 06:33:20 PM »
Through exile, I think. So I just assumed it was gonna be... Sorta parallel to the rest of it.

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2018, 12:06:07 AM »
I too, am assuming that it will tell what story of Piemur that has been hinted at in the other books, but will slot in timewise as another alternate-view book around Dragondrums-White Dragon-Renegades timeline.

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2018, 08:23:03 AM »
That was sort of my assumption too. Like "here is other stuff that happened". I think that's why I am a little more apt to read this one? Because it's already in the framework of what... is accepted and shouldn't be too bonkers. Right? :p

If anything, I will expect spy characters and maybe some love for the harpers. Or more forums to pop up.

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2018, 08:05:59 PM »
I may have just squealed like a fan girl!   :excited:  I  :shock: I will be so happy you don't even understand.  Pern is my first love in the book world...followed closely by The Rowan series.  OMG I just  can't even right now.

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2018, 10:50:46 AM »
Be sure to "report" back and let us know what you think of it once it comes out and you read it.  :love:

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2018, 12:03:40 PM »
Let us know what you think, I'll get it eventually, but I'm usually a little behind.
And yes. Rowan series is awesome too.

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Re: Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2018, 06:20:59 AM »
So I forgot about this because I was poor this last month. But I have just ordered the book and it should arrive just after my final exams. So hopefully I can pick it up and lock myself in my room until I've finished it  :excited:

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