Classic Fantasy and Science Fiction


Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern

written by Anne McCaffrey

published in 1983
by Del Rey Books

Part of the title 04

A novel
in the
Dragonriders of Pern series

Set in the Pern universe


Cover Notes

The story involves a deadly disease that nearly wipes out the Pernese population. Moreta is a weyrwoman at Fort Weyr who sets out to save the human population, racing against time itself. The follow-up novel, Nerilka's Story, tells the tale of the same event from a different perspective.

Publication History

Publication history in print

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