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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 2 2011, 02:34 PM
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: The Workings Of "Between"

I am referring to is exactly the same time frame you are speaking of, and why I think F'lar was able to get an echo from Canth 10 turns away. I still don't see where you think I am mixed up.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 18 2011, 12:22 PM
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: The Workings Of "Between"

I meant that there was also a Present form of themselves. Yes the whole time F'nor and Canth were in Southern healing there was a Present version of themselves at Benden. Remember There was a Span...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 5 2011, 07:53 PM
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: The Workings Of "Between"

The main difference in the cases with Dram and Jaxom vs. Canth is that there was also the present canth at Bended at the time as well. Where as the case with Ramoth and Dram there wasn't and same...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 5 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Harperhall Trilogy Audiobooks

I know everytime I happen across Amazon.com I have to click the Request Dragonsinger and Dragonsong for the Kindle. For some reason I can't stop reading Dragonsinger, and would love to have it in...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 12 2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 141
Spoiler: Dragongirl
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragongirl

I am pretty sure Deep ones are some form of Whale whether from Earth or some other known Planet. Since Dolphins are smaller they do not hold their breath very long and from History Channel or...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 12 2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 141
Spoiler: Dragongirl
Views: 29,711
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragongirl

I can't remember the first color pairings from Kitti's first created clutch, but with such a dire need on Pern I believe that changes (and possible as result of the cure) in pairings were inevitable....
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Mar 5 2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,352
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Menolly...how old was she....

Menolly.... I think it is about time for Dragonsinger read number 35 to begin :D


But I have always used the picture from Dragonsinger (scene of Brekke's call) where Firelizards are swirling and...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 23 2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: What if on first fall

Well I have been within a couple miles of a Active Volcano Mt. Arenal in Costa Rica, which is very active with erruptions every few hours. It was a site at night to see Lava coming down the side. ...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 20 2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,906
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: A Different Direction...

I do think that the Queens will slow down their mating cycles, even more so than during intervals.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 20 2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: What if on first fall

That is kind of where I was going with it. Had that fall been later the series probably wouldn't have been called Dragonriders of PERN :D
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 20 2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: A Different Direction...

To the population issue, there had been an expansion and increase of smaller holds throughout PERN. I believe there were more living quarters built out in the open than before since most thought...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 19 2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: What if on first fall

Yeah that is also another factor I didn't even contemplate.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 19 2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By cbrtlsseca
What if on first fall

I thought of this while posting in another thread.

What would have happened if the first fall had come 50-75 years after Landing vs within a couple years (I believe)?

I honestly don't think the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 19 2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Ruth all grown up

Yeah I was mainly reffereing to "Pete's Dragon", but Elliot was magical so that is how that go in... (dissapearing, flying with thos tiny wings :D)

I never watched the cartoon Puff the Magic...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 19 2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,906
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: A Different Direction...

Well from "Rescue Run" I doubt anyone will think the colonist are alive. Actually PERN is exactly how the Colonist wanted. Their plans were to make a rural society, but Thread changed the looks of...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 17 2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Ruth all grown up

With Hollywood and a lot of fiction (soldiers vs. dragons, fairtales 'held captive by a dragon', their verosity, their power, and possible brutal behavior) using them in a negative manor makes it...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 13 2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Night time Dream

Has anyone ever had a dream where their mind was connected to a Dragon? This morning I woke from a dream where out of the blue in the plot of the dream was impressed to a dragon. And from the way...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 6 2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Ruth all grown up

I need to lookup what species of dragon this resembles, but the dragon on the cover of the series I am reading now ( The Dragon Nimbus Vol 1) really has a Equine head.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 4 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Ruth all grown up

Scales and the spikes on the back are not PERNese dragons. Also the Turkey neck piece is off. But I like the proportions and shape of the head.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 4 2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Ruth all grown up

Mostly, but there are still quite a few that don't have dragons except maybe on a shield or armor.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 4 2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Ruth all grown up

http://www.freewebs.com/kennara/ciruelo_cabral_white_guardian.jpg



I bought Ciruelo Cabral daily dragon calendar and there are several good pictures.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 30 2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,187
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: If you had to live the life of one of the characters....

I really don't care what I did as long as I was on PERN... If not a rider I think the life of a trader is one of the most appealing to me.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 30 2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,594
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Harper Hall CD from Opland-Freeman is Finished!

What is it about "Gather Day" that I just see the Gather Day from "Dragonsinger" and can't stop smiling?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 12 2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,594
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Harper Hall CD from Opland-Freeman is Finished!

Just got mine in the mail this weekend.

Haven't listened to it all yet just bits and pieces.. but sounds good.. The "Don't leave me alone." is a little faster then I imagined, but is very good.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 6 2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,302
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart

I like one of the quotes on the back of the "Green Rider" series by Kristen Britain
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 5 2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,899
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Menolly's firelizards

Yeah I don't rememeber it saying who caught Beauty. All I know is that Rocky or Diver was the one who Caught Kimi..

And the passage above is the only time I remember Menolly mentioning Beauty...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 29 2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

Yeah that would not be good...

Although I would still like to hear of a Explosion seen on the red star in this Pass :D.. not sure of the time line though.


500 yrs was one, the other was over...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 29 2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

It can't be Loranna unless she Re-impresses in the next bood. She had no Queen after injecting Arlith with the injection that turned a Watch Wher into a dragon.

Yeah I was curious about the time...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 22 2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,241
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Jaxom, F'lar, Lessa, Ramoth's Egg

I tend to think all the actions of the rider lead to Lamoth's actions/shame. However since we don't get to know how all the dragons reacted it could be possible they keened and honored Lamoth. Ruth...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 18 2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: books

It doesn't take long either. One reason I have trouble starting new PERN books cause I know once I start I will end up spending late night hours cause I don't want to leave.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 18 2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,241
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Jaxom, F'lar, Lessa, Ramoth's Egg

There is still a fair amount of time between Lessa's seemingly realization at Landing right after Jaxom's rescue of Sharra vs. G'lanar's attempt on Jaxom's life where it basically publicly announced....
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 17 2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: books

If you enjoy PERN then yes they are worth reading just for the entertainment of going back to PERN.

I don't pay much attention to structure, but more of events as I always get lost in PERN and...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 17 2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,241
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Jaxom, F'lar, Lessa, Ramoth's Egg

I rememeber the scene with Toric that Lessa had gave him a look of Surprise when he said that he had already taken something from Southern... But Emerald you are right that old timer did attack...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 17 2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,241
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Jaxom, F'lar, Lessa, Ramoth's Egg

I searched briefly for the topic, but found nothing.


I know Jaxom and F'lar talked a bit about Jaxom retrieving the egg from the Old timers when they were at Landing I think it was.

But we...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 16 2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,594
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Harper Hall CD from Opland-Freeman is Finished!

I know I my thoughts on the songs i probably way off what they truly supposed to be, but I hope I can picture Menolly writing/singing them as I hear them..
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 11 2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,594
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Harper Hall CD from Opland-Freeman is Finished!

Oh my goodnesss I have to get that..

I am re-reading Dragonsinger now :D
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 8 2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,074
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Petiron and Menolly

I will have to look at it again, but I remember she was a teacher in voice at the time. The incident with the Spoiled girl (early in the book) and Meralan was about to kick her out. That is only a...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 8 2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,074
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Petiron and Menolly

What blows me away is that he says Women can't be Harpers (according to Menolly) yet Merelan was the Master Singer and teacher for the Harper Hall in MHoP.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 6 2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,770
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Discussion about Various Book Covers

Anyone seen the new covers for the Harper Trilogy? I was out of town for work and forgot my copy of Dragonsong, so I went to bookstore to get another copy. I was appauled by the cover. All black,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 5 2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

I don't think he is too far off, I just hope the 3rd pass will move on to new adventures..


I did like seeing Nuella early in the book then later seeing why she was so interested in Fiona.. :D ...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 5 2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

I forgot about it being used in Dragon Harper and a small bit in Dragon's Kin. Was one reason why in Dragonsblood I was dishearted it took them so long to think about going back in time.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 5 2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

Not really, As technically he has only used it one incident.

As we knew about bot Fort, Benden, and another Weyr using the Igen Weyr for timing and healing from Dragonsblood. But with Moreta's...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 4 2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

How did you feel about the Tenniz - Tannaz part of the book. The first scene with the Traders and Tenniz was kind of thrown after.. I don't recall anything in Normal time that would lead me to...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 4 2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

the book sure seemd to try and put her off as younger when she went to the weyr.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 4 2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

How long was Fax in control over Ruatha? Cause she was only 8-9 when he stormed the Hold.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 4 2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

Hopefully the next book will answer some questions. Though this book was primarily kids with Fiona, Terin, Xhinna, and weyrlings, by this time in Dragonsblood Kindan and Loranna were in their mid...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 3 2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

Yeah I thought I had lost my copy of Dragonsblood, as I thought I had all of the Kindan Series in hardback. But that is the one I have in Paper..


I want to got back and re-read it, but I hate...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 1 2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

Yeah in Dragonsblood M'tal, Katan, Kindan, and I think K'lior decided once Timing it was thought they went back in time (after Loranna's Vaccine) before the sickness and told D'vin to close down the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 1 2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

Who was the queen at Benden who went back to Igen Weyr in Dragonsblood? It could have been her as she knew places, times, and had done it.


I dont think it was the High Reaches queen only...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 1 2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,986
Posted By cbrtlsseca
Re: Dragonheart Detailed Discussion

Not really as Cisca only had a link to Talenth when awake and since the one time Mystery Lady was there was early morning when the weyr was sleeping. And Xhinna's connection to Talent was only when...
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