Acorna's Quest (Acorna, Book 2) by Anne McCaffrey

By Anne McCaffrey

"I needs to locate my very own kind!"Found as an baby drifting in house, Acorna, the Unicorn lady, has develop into a tender girl. She nonetheless has her tiny, translucent horn, and her "funny" ft and arms. And, she nonetheless has her spectacular skill to make crops develop and heal human sickness.

But Acorna has unusual desires of a gradual folks 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 quicker does she depart than a mysterious craft seems to be, piloted via the Linyaari, a steady race with telepathic powers.

The Linyaari are roaming the galaxy, spreading the alarm concerning the lethal Khleev--And looking for a cherished little lady they'd given up for misplaced, lengthy ago...

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