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Lightwing

3.73  ·  Rating Details ·  145 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Kiondili Wae considered herself lucky to land a job as a research assistant on Corson Station. And not just any job, but the project of her dreams: the development of a faster-than-light ship drive. Her special talents -- powerful telepathy and an uncanny flair for manipulating electromagnetic fields -- were particularly suited to the work at hand. And if the goal was reac ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 261 pages
Published May 23rd 1992 by Del Rey
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J.L. Dobias
Nov 25, 2014 J.L. Dobias rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: SF and SFF fans
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Lightwing by Tara K. Harper

This is my second read of this old classic. Old now because it's over twenty years and it still reads well. This reminded me of many of my favorite classics from back in the sixties and seventies and many of those are Robert Heinlein books. This one though had the flavor of a Marion Zimmer Bradley and in particular the Color's of Space. The protagonist is female and a somewhat modified human variant.

Kiondili Wae has some considerable Esper talent that will do her well
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Scott Holstad
Jun 04, 2016 Scott Holstad rated it did not like it
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I was really trying to make a go of this book, but something kept bothering me and I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Until a couple of days ago, when I came to the necessary realization and put the book aside, unfinished. As I read about 90 pages or so, I got quite a way through it before giving up but by the time I did, I was so sick of the book, or more accurately, the characters, that I just wanted to throw the book through my front window.

In this book, Kiondili Wae, an entity with high E
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Ylrac
Mar 20, 2009 Ylrac rated it it was amazing
I liked her other books a little more but this is still a really good book.
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