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The Pern series is deteriorating since the demise of Anne.
on 29 August 2017
A rather strange obsession with lesbians and homosexuals does much to ruin what could have been a great book. One or two partnerships, yes perhaps, and such bonds have made for some wonderful sidelines/added tales in previous books, but not an entire book devoted to women riding blues and greens, with just the stray brown or bronze thrown in for good measure, and by the time I had sorted through all those whose names began with J or X or Z I was thoroughly confused about who fancied whom and which sex they were and if they had gone back in time, or forward, or both. Todd is not, and never will be, as good a writer as his mother was.