Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. Found in a survival pod in space by prospectors, the infant Acorna soon exhibits the ability to analyze deficiencies in . Автор: Scarborough Elizabeth, Книга: Acorna: The Unicorn Girl, Жанр: фэнтези. The vein of invention McCaffrey worked so effectively in her Pern series seems to have been exhausted. Collaborating again with Ball (after Partnership).

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Second Wave The Acorna Series. If you overlook the fact that the main character has a horn in her head, it’s a pretty good story line! Otherwise, her dose of abaanye will keep her asleep until the air supply runs out and she asphyxiates. Retrieved on 8 January Share your thoughts with other customers. Acorna accomplishes a lot virl her abilities. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

One of the orphans of Kezdet, bonded to the Anyag mine in Siri Teku’s day-shift gang. This book grabbed me and sucked me in right from the get-go. Rafik’s uncle on his mother’s side, father of Tapha, leading citizen of Laboue, secretive planet with minimal regulatory systems and gril taxation. I’ve read it so that you don’t have to. They discover she has some special abilities.

My favorite thing about it was deconstructing its flaws. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

When he is returned home, Hafiz deciddes to disinherit his son in favour of his nephew, Rafik. Aug 11, Maria Dar rated it did not like it. Glatt assures them that they are unsuitable as custodians of the child, explaining that the Personal Psychological Profiles of the miners show that Gill, Rafik and Calum are invalid guardians, based on their “obvious” problems, as evidenced by tbe occupation and concomitant lifestyle.

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Book: Acorna: The Unicorn Girl

Three space prospectors haul some space debris aboard their mining ship and open it up. Margaret Ball Goodreads Author. There are a couple of people who appear to vaguely like each other and in the end maybe move in together or get married or something with no actual development leading into this. The younger Kendoro sister, Mercy ‘has an advanced degree in linear systems optimisation theory’. Basically this is the story of 2 asteroid miners who come across a strange space pod that has a little girl that resembles a unicorn inside of it.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It’s beautifully written and features such charming characters.

Acorna: The Unicorn Girl

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. She will have a chance of rescue if the lifepod is not destroyed with her parents’ spaceship and that of the attackers. Didi Badini and the Piper buy Kheti now who is too big to drag ore corves and Chiura, a very pretty little girl of about four, from Siri Teku, the shift boss. Li’s personal assistant is Pal Kendoro, Judit’s and Mercy’s unidorn brother.

English Choose a language for shopping. What follows is Acorna trying to free the children and acting impulsively, which disrupts the carefully laid plans already in place to save the children. So, instead of anything remotely entertaining you’re basically just reading a dull account of how some dudes easily accomplished a thing.

Pal joins them on the Uhuru and releases sleep gas to render the crew unconscious after they are underway to Kezdet. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase.

I enjoyed them, as they had dragons and I absolutely love dragons. Original cover of Acorna: Otherwise, the premise of the story was initially good. But that’s pretty much the only mark in its favor. Jul 02, R. More By and About This Author.

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When she is found by three jnicorn in a mining ship, they name her Acorna, but know nothing about the alien race from which she hails. Child slave at Anyag, she has a cough which Acorna cures on her first visit to the mine. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The setup is that there’s a unicorn girl adopted by three space miners.

Now they are out on display so I can’t resist. Book Description Three old space prospectors rear a small, alien unicorn child. This makes her contribution to the mining venture invaluable. The children are terrified, but nevertheless raise the alarm by telling Calum that they can identify the Piper. The biggest flaw of the story is that everything comes very easy – without creating too much tension. He decides to introduce Acorna into society, hoping that her come-out party might throw light on the situation.

Head of House Harakamian, galactically recognised mercantile empire. They proceed to have a brief conversation in which no conclusions are reached and absolutely nothing is resolved, and then it’s completely forgotten about for the rest of the book.

These books boil tje to good unixorn evil. The story starts with 3 space miners finding a floating escape pod and inside it is a little girl, human-like, but not human.

I am not usually one for sci-fi books, but there is the occational novel that breaks that acornna and this wcorna one of them!