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    :( RIP anne

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/23/anne_mccaffrey/

    Dragonriders of Pern author Anne McCaffrey dies


    Pioneering fantasy writer was 85

    Amazing author.

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    She will be missed. I think I have most of her books, including the ones she has co-written with her son Todd.

    As a life-imitating-art aside, we might have our very own "Red Star": Nemesis, the as-yet undiscovered second half of Sol's binary pair. Instead of sending out Thread, it sends comets from the Oort cloud every 26 million years!
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    Rest in peace, and fly with the dragons, dear lady!
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    I am so sorry to hear this. She was a fantastic author.
    Anne
    Meowmie to Mr. Spunky, Samwise, Lady Jane, Bob, and Callie.





    RIP Emily (Oct 8, 2013), Rose (Sept 24, 2001), Maggie (Fall 2003)

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    Sad to hear this... She was a favorite of mine in my middle school library. Hard to get the kids interested in her lately... they wanted shorter books, but she was a fantastic writer.
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