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The Rider's Pride

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FanFiction set in Ann McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern world. The story follows Jashon. He's the son of a holder that is not following tradition, which, as always, leads to grief and discontent

Dragonriders of Pern is Copyrighted by Ann McCaffrey and her fine folks. This story belongs to dkstories.

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  • P. Introduction
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  • 1. Chapter 1
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  • 2. Chapter 2
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  • 3. Chapter 3
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  • 4. Chapter 4
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  • 5. Chapter 5
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  • 6. Chapter 6
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  • 7. Chapter 7
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  • 8. Chapter 8
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  • 9. Chapter 9
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  • 10. Chapter 10
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  • 11. Chapter 11
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  • 12. Chapter 12
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  • 13. Chapter 13
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  • 14. Chapter 14
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  • 15. Chapter 15
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  • 16. Epilogue
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Myr

   4 of 4 members found this review helpful 4 / 4 members

I really enjoyed this story.  I have not previously read Ann McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern world stories, but this story made me go out and pick up a few of the novels. 

As always, dkstories has a way of hitting you emotionally and hooking you into the story as he weaves the politics of the world into and out of the characters' lives.

 

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Carlos Hazday

   3 of 3 members found this review helpful 3 / 3 members

I first read Rider’s Pride in autumn 2013, when I was but a weyrling on GA. Yes, in case you're wondering, I'm a fan of the world created by Anne McCaffrey. Since then, the story has repeatedly captivated me. Each reading as enjoyable as the first.

The author is faithful to the mythology of Pern as we follow J’shon from his father’s hold to Igen Weyr. He bonds with a green dragon who becomes the most important thing in his life. Dealing with internal conflicts about same-sex relationships, his battle is made difficult by the psychological baggage he carries thanks to his father’s teaching.

Will he be able to overcome ingrained beliefs and find happiness? I won’t spoil it for you. The author weaves romance and adventure skillfully; the ending is bittersweet but you will not regret reading the story.

Ms.McCaffrey’s spirit is alive and well in Rider’s Pride.

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malelpn

   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

I am a big fan of Anne McCaffrey and this story would do her proud. Beautifully written, sad, yet uplifting.

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