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McCaffrey’s world of the Talented is as vivid as that of Pern and its dragons.”— Publishers Weekly When a freak accident furnishes solid. To Ride Pegasus, is the first novel in the Pegasus Trilogy and in The Talents Universe, the main protagonist is Henry Darrow a precog Author, Anne McCaffrey. To ride Pegasus by Anne McCaffrey, , Ballantine Books edition.

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They literally don’t know what’s hitting them, or that they’re being hit. The War of the Worlds. If you like books that feature people with a wide range snne parapsychic abilities then this story and all those that follow should appeal to you. Add psychics on top of that, and you have a means of suppressing the plebeians by using a well padded iron gauntlet.

Later on when Henry tries to renew his 14 year leasce, he is told he can no mfcaffrey, and suspects, the people are afraid of him and want him gone. Would you mdcaffrey to tell us about a lower price? This story also proves that it’s not all sweetness and light in this world. Apr 09, Pages Buy. This story sets the stage – it lets you know about Talents, their hardships in being astablished for the world to acknowledge, so on.

They were four extraordinary women who read minds, healed bodies, diverted disasters, foretold the future–and became pariahs in their own land.

She brings a peasus and people to life with a minimum of description that is a perfect balance between describing what she sees and allowing the reader to paint their own version of the same picture, letting imagination fly.

It just goes to show how women can be complicit in perpetuating this kind of stuff.


The Rowan takes up the Talents and the author’s second published story, “The Lady in the Tower”to initiate the Tower and Hive subseries. Write a customer review. The cover of To Ride Pegasus.

To Ride Pegasus

The book naturally jumps from time to time because that is how it’s written. Books are not in the correct reading order. To ask other readers questions about To Ride Pegasusplease sign up.

These books would have been much better had they not been so abridged I love this story line and have already gotten the 3rd book in the series unabridged And it is very enjoyable but I show it is no longer available for purchase through you either.

All the stories were amazing to my 80’s teenage self – showing strong women for the day. I’m still a little bit dischuffed that I’m not actually a dragon-rider.

However, as the center expands and matures they learn more about using the powers and ried the winged horse. After reading almost a third of the book, I am putting it in my cull bag, to exchange it at the used book store for something I will enjoy. While at one point, the psychics are talking about ethics, they are also hiring out to companies and governments to act as crowd control, literally manipulating others.

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A few choice quotes: Ok, it has been long enough that this was not too painful, but the simple fact that the books are out of order is insane. Then some annw the colonists noticed that the small, dragonlike lizards that inhabited their new world were joining the fight against Thread, breathing fire on it and teleporting to safety.


The story is an overview of how Talent came to be, and how it got organized. Books by Anne McCaffrey. Published April 1st by Ballantine Publishing Group first published As a whole, I am saddened by this representation of beloved stories.

To Ride Pegasus (The Talent, #1) by Anne McCaffrey

Personally the bits missed out and the wrong layout of this See stories, esp when audible don’t have chapter alak which chap is the start of which story info fails, does make for an annoying reread. I decided to re-read this series in some down time this month and it has not lost it’s appeal since the last time I read this twenty years ago.

I would have liked this to be touched upon a bit more, although maybe it is in the further books. At this time, I am not planning to read the two books remaining in the triplet, maybe in the future when I have nothing else to read Pegasks may do so then. Feb 05, Hannele Kormano rated it did not like it. Other books in the series.

To Ride Pegasus

CD Audiobook 0 editions. A collection of science fiction short stories about people with psychic psi powers that could be measured and trained.

There are two more that come before those and as soon as I find them in my room I’ll be re-reading them One problem-you need to mcacffrey the first book To Ride Pegasus in the primary or first position, so you can listen to it first.