Classic Fantasy and Science Fiction


The Survey PERNc

written by Anne McCaffrey

published in 1993

A short story
in the
Dragonriders of Pern series

Also a title in the Pern series.


Cover Notes

A team of FSP scientists scout a distant planet. Time is too short to resolve some mysteries, but they find it safe for human settlement, with resources to support residents but inadequate for commercial exploitation. Their report is coded P.E.R.N.c meaning Parallel Earth, Resources Negligible, recommended for colonization.

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