By Anne McCaffrey
"I needs to locate my very own kind!"Found as an baby drifting in area, Acorna, the Unicorn woman, has turn into a tender lady. She nonetheless has her tiny, translucent horn, and her "funny" ft and arms. And, she nonetheless has her excellent skill to make vegetation develop and heal human sickness.
But Acorna has unusual desires of a gradual people who mind-speak by way of touching horns. together with her "Uncle" Calum, one of many 3 grizzled asteroid prospectors who rescued, secure, and raised her, she units off to discover her humans. No does she go away than a mysterious craft seems, piloted via the Linyaari, a steady race with telepathic powers.
The Linyaari are roaming the galaxy, spreading the alarm concerning the lethal Khleev--And trying to find a cherished little lady they'd given up for misplaced, lengthy ago...
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Trillian smooshed the plaskin on her cheek. It was smooth, but a little over-stretched. The guy at the checkout had promised that her face would loosen out with wear. But it never had. On bad days, Trillian thought her face looked like a skull pushed into a balloon. A network executive had once described her as: a slim, darkish humanoid, with long waves of black hair, an odd little knob of a nose and ridiculously brown eyes. Not any more. Today was one of those bad days. Random. After all these years.
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