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Pegasus in Flight (Talent Series #2)

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  • Posted May 8, 2013

    Excellent fantasy! Taking place about 80 yrs after 'To Ride Peg

    Excellent fantasy!

    Taking place about 80 yrs after 'To Ride Pegasus' Rhyssa Owen, granddaughter of Daffyd op Owen, is now the Director of the Center for Parapsychic Talents on the North American East Coast. Along with many descendants of the original members, Rhyssa is under extreme pressure to provide kinetics to complete the Padrugoi Space Platform. Without the kinetics the space platform construction is falling behind schedule. With Earth’s population already straining its resources to the limit the space platform needs to be completed on time in order to use it for a jumping point for colony ships to be sent off to habitable planets. But that’s not the only problem the Director has to deal with. 

    Rhyssa is being visited in her sleep by someone who can travel out of body. She can’t get enough of who or where he is to pinpoint his location, so they have to search for him. Someone that powerful needs to be under the protection of the center and he needs to be trained in his Talent, whichever Talent that may be. When they finally find 14-yr-old Peter Reidinger in a hospital, paralyzed from the waist down as the result of an accident and realize he’s been boosting his kinetic talent with electricity they are staggered by the thought of his potential.

    In another part of the city Tirla is a 12-yr-old girl living in Residential Linear G. Her parents are dead, but she makes a decent living serving the many different ethnic groups in her linear never realizing that her knack for survival and speaking many languages is actually Talent. When the Center and Law Enforcement and Order try to crack down on a child kidnapping ring in Linear G they discover Tirla and her unusual Talent. Coaxing her to the Center she thrives along with Peter. Then the unthinkable happens. Both Tirla and Peter get kidnapped and everyone rushes to find them before it’s too late.

    After discovering this series back in 1990 I couldn’t read them fast enough. I had them in my hot little hands as soon as they were published. I like that this book picks up a few generations after 'To Ride Pegasus' because we can see the progress already made while learning the problems this generation of Talents have to deal with. I have to say that I’m glad our world isn’t as crowded as McCaffrey portrayed in this book. Yikes! Those Linears! *shudder*

    Well-written with rich characters and a great plot this book is another winner with me. The potential of Peter just boggles the mind and in this book it hasn’t even really been tested yet. Tirla is also another great character with an unusual Talent. It makes me wonder how many more ways Talent will evolve over time. Oh, wait…I’ve already read all the books, so I know. *grins* That doesn’t dim my enjoyment of the re-read. I haven’t read this series in a number of years, so I’m thoroughly enjoying them all over again.

    *Book source ~ My home library.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted August 17, 2014

    Artemis hunters cabin

    Artemis Hunters

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2014

    Highly Recommended

    The Talent Series is such a great ride into an alternate future. If you enjoy Anne McCaffrey's style you cannot miss reading all the books in this series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2013

    Cole

    He quit the soccer team

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2013

    Rainbow Dash

    You do realize tryouts aren't til Soarin comes back online, Cole, right? Cuz he's the co-captain.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2013

    Where does Pegasus come in

    Please answer

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  • Posted September 5, 2012

    Old Story, New Edition, Same Fun

    This book is just as good as it was in dead tree format, and a joy to see return in ebook format.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2003

    my first taste and i was hooked

    As my first experience with Anne McCaffrey, this book sucked me into the world of the Talents. Even though I jumped into the series, To Ride Pegasus was a worthy 'prequel' for me, filling in the spaces in the history of the Talents. This well-crafted coming of age story is ideal for those who are growing and changing themselves.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2001

    Love this series!

    I loved Anne McCaffrey from the moment I read 'The Rowan'. All of her works are wonderful, but i have to say the talent series is by far my favorite. Some say Pern is better, but in my opinion, this is far far above.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2000

    WAY COOL!

    This was an awesome book! I've always been into psychic stuff, and I loved the way thi book was written. I read The Rowen, because my mom picked it up for me and loved it, then I picked up this book. Incrediable, a must

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 1999

    Great, but not Mccaffreys best.

    I treally enjoyed these books, and would like to see more of them,but I still think them pale in comparison to the dragonriders of pern series.

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