Refers to the planet that serves as a backdrop to Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern series. Originally an acronym for "Parallel to Earth Resources Negligible" The planet is periodically ravaged by a space-borne mycorrhizoid spore which is burned out of the sky by dragons.
Was there ever a definitive description of how dragons and fire lizards defecate and what was done about it? I have read some descriptions saying that they do so between, while other sources stated ...
In the Dragonriders of Pern series there is an extraterrestrial substance known as Thread. This Thread is nasty stuff that is introduced to the planet of Pern by a rogue planetoid moving close enough ...
Did green dragon riders have homosexual encounters with the other male dragon riders when their greens were flying? In The White Dragon, when Mirrim's Green was proddy, the other dragon riders were ...
Having read the books some time ago, I am under the impression that firearms are never used or mentioned in the Dragonriders of Pern series. In support of this idea, the villains in Dragon's Dawn do ...
In the Pern books, the dragon riders burn the Thread before it hits the ground, Ground troops with acid/flame throwers then kill any which does before it can burrow into the ground. In one of the ...
Reading Anne McCaffrey's Dragonrider novels back in the day, I always pictured the "agenothree" flame-throwers borne by the queen riders as spraying flame at the falling thread. Later in the series, ...
I've read most of the books, more or less in published order, but I've gotten rather confused with the timeline jumps that occur in the series. What is the in-universe chronological order of the ...