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FREE EPUB ½ MOBI Windhaven ó ↠ GEORGE R.R. MARTIN ô [Reading] ➾ Windhaven Author George R.R. Martin – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk George R R Martin has thrilled a generation of readers with his epic works of the imagination most recently the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling saga tolGeorge R R Martin has thrilled a generation of readers with his epic works of the imagination most recently the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling saga told in the novels A Game of Thrones A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords Lisa Tuttle has won acclaim from fans of science fiction horror and fantasy alike most recently for her haunting novel The Pillow Friend Now together they gift readers with this classic tale of a brilliantly rendered world of ironbound tradition where a rebellious soul seeks to prove the power of a dreamThe planet of Windhaven was not originally a home to humans but it became one following the crash of a colony starship It is a world of small islands harsh weather and monster infested seas Communication among the scattered settlements was virtually impossible until the discovery that thank An early 1980s col

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S now the new nobility of Windhaven Except that sometimes life is not uite so neatMaris of Amberly a fisherman's daughter was raised by a flyer and wants nothing than to soar on the currents high above Windhaven By tradition however the wings must go to her stepbrother Coll the flyer's legitimate son But Coll wants only to be a singer traveling the world by sea So Maris challenges tradition demanding that flyers be chosen on the basis of merit rather than inheritance And when she wins that bitter battle she discovers that her troubles are only beginningFor not all flyers are willing to accept the world's new structure and as Maris battles to teach those who yearn to fly she finds herself likewise fighting to preserve the integrity of a society she so longed to join not to mention the very fabric that holds her culture together It was an interest

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WindhavenS to light gravity and a dense atmosphere humans were able to fly with the aid of metal wings made of bits of the cannibalized spaceshipMany generations later among the scattered islands that make up the water world of Windhaven no one holds prestige than the silver winged flyers who bring news gossip songs and stories They are romantic figures crossing treacherous oceans braving shifting winds and sudden storms that could easily dash them from the sky to instant death They are also members of an increasingly elite caste for the wings always in limited uantity are growing gradually rarer as their bearers perishWith such elitism comes arrogance and a rigid adherence to hidebound tradition And for the flyers allowing just anyone to join their cadre is an idea that borders on heresy Wings are meant only for the offspring of flyer This was my first