By Anne McCaffrey
"I needs to locate my very own kind!"Found as an little one drifting in area, Acorna, the Unicorn lady, has develop into a tender girl. She nonetheless has her tiny, translucent horn, and her "funny" toes and arms. And, she nonetheless has her astonishing skill to make crops develop and heal human sickness.
But Acorna has unusual desires of a gradual people who mind-speak via touching horns. along with her "Uncle" Calum, one of many 3 grizzled asteroid prospectors who rescued, safe, and raised her, she units off to discover her humans. No does she depart than a mysterious craft appears to be like, piloted through the Linyaari, a gradual race with telepathic powers.
The Linyaari are roaming the galaxy, spreading the alarm in regards to the lethal Khleev--And looking for a loved little woman that they had given up for misplaced, lengthy ago...
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Stella walked to the window and looked outside. " "You can't leave. You don't have a valid ID. " She began walking to the door. " She left, shutting the door gently. David Banks released a long, joyful sigh. "That wasn't so hard," he said. He went to the couch, told his shirt to turn off, and then addressed the computer. " Paul brought up his own display of Stella and her surroundings, a dim staircase she was descending, then he accepted the comlink. When Banks' face appeared, Paul told him he had done a good job.
He opened a comlink to Sorenson. "We need to contact the Bureau of Life Insurance. . " Sorenson was standing, on his way out. " "Paul had taken a hit. " "So this transmitter isn't as useful as we thought. Terminate Stella. " "She's on to you and she's dangerous. " "We have something. When she beamed away, this time she used the cloaking software and morphed into a bird creature. I think she's feeling safe now. All we have to do is get an agent . " Demiurge 59 "Wait. Listen to this. When she went to the morph boutique, on-line, the transmitter kept working.
If he could have kept the memory — that of his flesh burning, freezing, and then becoming numb gray clay, the pain spreading until that terrible moment when he was half clay, solidly split in the middle, just a head and feet waiting to disappear — he would never have gone undercover again. Fortunately, for him and for the department, this memory, like those of his other thirteen deaths, would be forgotten. *** Banks watched the scene from the flat in London. He had indeed called building security at the resort, but by the time the lone security guard had arrived, Stella was gone and Paul was a broken gray mess on the couch.
Acorna's Quest (Acorna, Book 2) by Anne McCaffrey