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Day by day, the sentient planet is learning to recognize and understand the meaning of outside stimuli, to communicate its own needs and desires...even to use human speech. The Petaybeans have their hands full trying to protect their beloved planet from the sudden influx of tourists. Then some of Petaybee's staunchest champions are kidnapped.

©1993 Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (P)1997 Dove Audio

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-08-2017

missing sections of stories

the performance was great, but you can tell good size portions of the stories were deliberately left out. I can understand some parts being removed due to their sexual nature, but the rest just ruin the story.

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  • Robin
  • 15-07-2018

Loved it

The trilogy is wonderful the world building is great and the characters are amazing. The narration was great I loved the voice and how she brought the story and characters to life

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  • Frank
  • 23-06-2018

I used to be a fan of Ann MacCaffery

The abbrighements of part one threw off balance and I found the ending of part two very unsatisfying. As of the time I write this I haven't worked up the interest to listen to part three. It's sad because these stories touch on some important themes.

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  • Murlynn Thorndragon
  • 24-03-2018

Good but abriged

I enjoyed this much but...having read the books multiple times...I was disappointed that many events in the original texts were omitted. For example Yannas first hunting experience in book one.

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  • Patricia Battson
  • 07-08-2017

Great book

I am a huge McCaffrey fan and I love Marina Sirtis. At first though, it was difficult to listen to the narration. Once I was used to her accent, it was wonderful. A great story and the performance of the narration really brought it to life.