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By Todd J. McCaffrey

Even notwithstanding Lorana cured the plague that was once killing the dragons of Pern, sacrificing her queen dragon within the strategy, the devastating illness has left too few dragons alive to struggle the autumn of lethal Thread. As morale at Telgar Weyr plunges within the wake of the common loss, and Weyrwoman Fiona and the harper Kindan fight to maintain wish from vanishing, a pregnant Lorana comes to a decision she needs to take drastic steps. not anything in need of manipulating time itself will undo the wear and tear performed by way of the plague. yet trying time commute can have devastating consequences—altering historical past, and future, eternally. Now, one way or the other, Lorana needs to have the option to complete what turns out very unlikely: bending the common legislation of the universe with out wreaking havoc on life itself. to make sure the way forward for Pern, she’s keen to take the fateful chance—even if it calls for another, some distance larger, sacrifice.

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Cromcoal may help,” Shaneese mentioned. “And we’ll desire a few wine or we’ll need to make it ourselves if we'd like extra vinegar. ” They’d stumbled on a few wild grapes transforming into, yet had purely harvested them as fruit as they have been too few for an honest batch of wine. Fellis they’d present in lots and numbweed, too. “We want whatever small that we will trade,” T’mar mused. “What approximately ice, from the Snowy Wastes? ” Kindan urged. “That labored good earlier than. ” “There’s a thriving ice exchange already,” T’mar stated. “How are you aware that’s no longer us? ” Lorana requested with a ghost of a grin. T’mar frowned thoughtfully, then shook his head. “It may possibly also be, while the weyrlings are sufficiently old to fly, yet no longer now—we’ve bought an excessive amount of paintings for our grown dragons because it is. ” “I’m starting to comprehend tithing a lot better,” Javissa acknowledged grudgingly. The others checked out her. “Even with no Thread falling, it’s an excessive amount of paintings to elevate dragons and supply for them even as. ” “We did it in Igen,” T’mar stated with a shrug. “Fiona discovered a manner. ” “Maybe we must always ask her again,” Bekka acknowledged. The others stared at her and he or she shrugged. “It’s in contrast to others don’t desire those provides and she’s nonetheless bought her wits, even if pregnant. ” “Why don’t we wait till we’ve looked at the western part prior to we ask her? ” Kindan requested. “Maybe we won’t need to fear her. ” “Very well,” T’mar agreed. Fiona’s shriek startled all of them away from bed earlier than sunrise the following morning. T’mar and Shaneese rushed in to discover Kindan, Lorana, and Jirana anxiously consoling the Weyrwoman. Bekka dashed in a second later. “What is it? ” Bekka requested, taking a look from one individual to the following for a solution. “We acquired a message,” Fiona stated, gesturing to Kindan, who handed a slate over to the healer. “ ‘Stay east of the good river,’ ” Bekka learn. She glanced sharply at Fiona. “That’s your writing. ” “It is,” Fiona agreed. “But I don’t remember writing it. ” “That occurs occasionally in a pregnancy,” Bekka allowed with a shrug. “But examine the slate,” Fiona stated, gesturing for her to check it back. Bekka appeared down at it after which up back, burdened. “We don’t have slate here,” Fiona instructed her. “It has to have come from one other position. most likely over again. ” “So you despatched your self a observe from the long run? ” Bekka guessed. “And why should still we remain east of the good river? ” Fiona shook her head, shrugging. “There needs to be a cause that we’ll discover sooner or later. ” “So we want one other solution,” Kindan acknowledged to T’mar. “For what? ” Fiona demanded. without preamble, Bekka instructed her. while she was once complete, Fiona nodded. “We may perhaps alternate brightfish and whitefish, if we have been cautious. ” She paused for a second, then further, “Probably with investors who're used to buying and selling with fishermen, and don’t ask questions. ” “We considered that,” Kindan acknowledged. “It’s cumbersome, yet we will be able to capture it simply enough,” Fiona persisted. She frowned thoughtfully. “The least difficult factor to alternate is info. ” “Judging through this slate, telling somebody approximately the place we're isn't a superb idea,” Bekka acknowledged.

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