By Margaret Ball, Anne McCaffrey
"I needs to locate my very own kind!"
Found as an toddler drifting in house, Acorna, the Unicorn woman, has develop into a tender girl. She nonetheless has her tiny, translucent horn, and her "funny" toes and arms. And, she nonetheless has her extraordinary skill to make vegetation develop and heal human sickness.
yet Acorna has unusual desires of a steady people who mind-speak via 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 looks, piloted by means of 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 liked little lady they'd given up for misplaced, lengthy ago...
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Acorna's Quest by Margaret Ball, Anne McCaffrey