Fast paced and lively, a great read for escaping to another world. Set on Pern, the Dragonriders have a new enemy to contend with. As well as clearing the destructive 'Thread' from the skies, they now have to cope with meteor showers. As if that isn't enough a section of the population is trying to sabottage the new inventions given to them by AIVAS, a repository of ancient knowledge brought to the planet by the first settlers from earth.
Out of the corner of his eye, F'lessan noticed that everyone was trying to look as alert as possible. The entire Weyr had been turned out to search for the four men involved in wrecking Benden's Healer Hall.