By Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Anne McCaffrey
The homeworld Acorna hasn't ever recognized used to be horribly scarred within the brutal assault through the cold-blooded Khleevi, however the Linyaari -- the unicorn girl's mild, non secular race -- continue to exist. now's the time for therapeutic and rebuilding, for restoring the average good looks corrupted via the savage insectile oppressors. yet Acorna's Linyaari pals and co-workers start mysteriously disappearing quickly after paintings will get less than approach, between them her cherished Aari. And her determined look for solutions will lead brave Acorna to a stunning discovery underneath the skin of her people's global -- and deep into the geographical regions of unlimited house, the place the reality of the foundation of every little thing awaits.
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Acorna's Search by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Anne McCaffrey