McCaffrey’s world of the Talented is as vivid as that of Pern and its dragons.”— Publishers Weekly When a freak accident furnishes solid. The Talents Saga Series. Anne McCaffrey. To Ride Pegasus by Anne McCaffrey. Pegasus in Flight by Anne McCaffrey. Pegasus in Space by Anne McCaffrey. Listen to Pegasus in Flight & To Ride Pegasus Audiobook by Anne McCaffrey, narrated by Adrienne Barbeau.

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This book is perfect as a lead in for two more interesting, thought-provoking books.

Pegasus in Flight & To Ride Pegasus

This group of stories chronicles the birth and growing pains of the Research and Training Center for protecting Talents and using A collection of science fiction short stories about people with psychic psi powers that could be measured and trained.

Thousands are herded onto slave ships headed for the intergalactic auction block. There are many more errors that I corrected as I read or glossed over as nonsense. The emergence of psychics would naturally bring up legal, ethical, and social consequences, so Anne strives to explore that in a future which feels a little tyrannical and dictatorial. The reactions of people, the sort of double standards, fear and lawsuits that are inevitable, not to mention trying to be taken seriously.

To Ride Pegasus by Anne McCaffrey | : Books

If you like books that feature people with a wide range of parapsychic abilities then this story and all those that follow should appeal to you. And give me back my money.

Jan 12, Pages Buy. See all reviews. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The story is an overview of how Talent came to be, and how it got organized. At one point a woman is hypnotised into what appears to be a totally different personality, which is then glossed over as “she’s happier now”, as well as the fact that the talented are required to register themselves or be arrested, and then encouraged to live in the commune, giving over all their wages to it sort of like a cult.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Whilst not a person fan, I can listen to this story more than once, without issue or unhappiness.

Daffyd op Owenthe second leader of the center-a highly gifted telepath who was ready to use every trick at his command to ensure the survival of his people. Latest to First First to Latest. To the new listener, I highly recommend skipping to the “middle” of the audiobook and listening to “To Ride Pegasus” first before going back to listen to “Pegasus in Flight.

Publisher’s Summary To Ride Pegasus They are extraordinary people who read minds, heal bodies, divert disasters, foretell the future – and become pariahs in their own land.

Like her Dragonrider series, the Talent series spans generations and then goes on to span centuries, as it continues in the Tower and the Hive series way into the future. A Womanly Talent moves forward in time as Daffyd Dave op Owen, the director of the now-established East American Parapsychic Center, tries to get a mccaffrry passed in order to get professional immunity for Talents registered with the Center.

Disappointed I love these books. Chosen by the Companion Rolan, a mystical horse-like being with powers beyond imagining, Talia, once a runaway, has now become a trainee Herald, ane to become one of the Queen’s own elite guard. Senator Zeusman will do everything possible to prevent the Talents from being legally protected as well as they never mention Talents on legal bills again.

But we still might, pegasux years from now. The three older stories feature the Ridd and its community of resident Talents, under Darrow’s successor Daffyd op Owen. The only complaint I have is the ending felt abrupt. Her plots mccafffrey tight and the characters are well-developed. What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

It’s the dawning of a new age for mankind when the Catteni descend to Earth and easily overcome the Earth’s population.

Read this several times, nice to have it read to me. See all books by Anne McCaffrey. Before the Storm World of Warcraft. The book naturally jumps from time to time because that is how it’s written.


Just as Henry has a vision about the future, the goosegg spikes very high and Molly asks the doctor in attendance, Dr.

In a triumphant career spanning more than thirty years, Anne McCaffrey has won the devotion of millions of fans. Pegasus in Flight Talent, Bk. They realize that there mccsffrey probably other people in the world who have super powers too, so they set forth to establish the first Center for the Talented: Her books date quickly. Sherman to take a look at the readings.

One problem-you need to put the first book To Ride Pegasus in the primary or first position, so you can listen to it first. I came to this series as a child on the recommendation of my mother, who knew my love of science fiction. The characters are interesting and I love Sally Iselin, a minor character but such a fun one. Poor Anne must be rolling over in her grave. It is made up of many little vignettes that – although linear – jump both time and POV.

I found this book a little strange to begin with, but then as the story warmed up I really started to enjoy it. While not an “in-depth” science fiction novel, it does give one pause. The four short stories included in To Ride Pegasus are very fast-paced and driven by the storyline, and McCaffrey created clear-cut protagonists and antagonists that are very likable and hateable, respectively. Overall, I enjoyed the introduction to the universe but if I were to re-visit this novella I would read it instead of listen.

The “official” description above is pure rubbish! I am learning to enjoy having them read to me.