History Literature / Petaybee

8th May '16 9:55:47 PM PaulA
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* GeniusLoci: The sentient planet of Petaybee communicates via echoes and lightshows in caves, and changing the climate/topography of the land when it's so inclined to benefit its inhabitants or drive off bad guys.

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* GeniusLoci: The sentient planet of Petaybee was 'awakened' through the {{terraform}}ing methods used to make the planet habitable by humans and communicates via echoes and lightshows in caves, and with its inhabitants through hallucinations that are given through a network of special caves. It's also capable of changing the climate/topography of the land when it's so inclined to benefit its inhabitants or drive off bad guys.guys. The first several books hinge around the Company who terraformed the planet trying to recoup its investment and the inhabitants' efforts to convince them of the planet's sentience.
6th May '16 2:36:11 AM PaulA
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* GeniusLoci: The sentient planet of Petaybee communicates via echoes and lightshows in caves, and changing the climate/topography of the land when it's so inclined to benefit its inhabitants or drive off bad guys.



* TheLostLenore: In ''Powers That Be'', the death of Yana's first husband is suggested to be the reason she joined the [=InterGal=]'s military in the first place (which led to the injuries that led her to be shipped to Petaybee, the company's version of a desk job in a podunk town). Her growing feelings for Sean Shongili bring back memories of Husband #1.



%%* SpinOffspring: Murel and Ronan's series

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%%* * SpinOffspring: The second trilogy's protagonists, Murel and Ronan's seriesRonan, are the offspring of the first trilogy's protagonist, Yana.



* TouchedByVorlons: Petaybee changes those who live on it to allow them to live comfortably in the planet's sub-arctic climate.

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* TouchedByVorlons: TouchedByVorlons:
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Petaybee changes those who live on it to allow them to live comfortably in the planet's sub-arctic climate.climate.
** Sean Shongili was further altered to be able to transform into a seal-like creature. (The reason why isn't really explored to any depth.)
5th May '16 11:24:21 PM PaulA
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* DepartureMeansDeath: Any native of Petaybee over a certain age cannot leave the planet's surface (due to [[TouchedByVorlons adaptations]] that allow them to live comfortably in the planet's sub-arctic climate). Organ shutdown and death will occur within a matter of days.



* TouchedByVorlons: Petaybee changes those who live on it. And past a certain age (early adulthood), those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.

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* TouchedByVorlons: Petaybee changes those who live on it. And past a certain age (early adulthood), those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.it to allow them to live comfortably in the planet's sub-arctic climate.
7th Sep '15 8:04:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActionMom: Yana
* BadassNormal: Yana
* BigBad: Intergal
* CatsAreMean: played with
* ChildrenAreInnocent: 'Cita, oddly
* CultureClash: the cult that raised 'Cita and the rest of Petaybee
* GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke: the Shongilis
* GuineaPigFamily: the Shongilis
* KindheartedCatLover: Clodagh
* LighterAndFluffier: ''The Twins of Petaybee''
* LongLostSibling: Bunny and [[spoiler: her younger sister, 'Cita.]]
* MamaBear: Yana
* MegaCorp: Intergal
* MenaceDecay: Dr. Luzon and Intergal
* PowersThatBe: Intergal again
* PrecociousCrush: a particularly disturbing example
* RaisedByWolves: 'Cita
* RuleOfDrama: a staple of [=McCaffrey=]'s work
* SecondLove: Sean to Yana.
* SelkiesAndWereseals: The series employs the selkie myth in a futuristic setting. The Shongili family uses genetic engineering to create a selkie (Sean). Sean's kids are natural-born selkies as well.
** There's a hint from Sean that his grandmother was a selkie. He says she "taught him how to swim", with a significant wink at Yana.
* SpinOffspring: Murel and Ronan's series
* TakeOverTheWorld: rare justified example
* TouchedByVorlons: Petaybee changes those who live on it
** BlessedWithSuck: And past a certain age (early adulthood), those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.

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* %%* ActionMom: Yana
* %%* BadassNormal: Yana
* %%* BigBad: Intergal
* %%* CatsAreMean: played with
* %%* ChildrenAreInnocent: 'Cita, oddly
* %%* CultureClash: the cult that raised 'Cita and the rest of Petaybee
* %%* GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke: the Shongilis
* %%* GuineaPigFamily: the Shongilis
* %%* KindheartedCatLover: Clodagh
* %%* LighterAndFluffier: ''The Twins of Petaybee''
* %%* LongLostSibling: Bunny and [[spoiler: her younger sister, 'Cita.]]
* %%* MamaBear: Yana
* %%* MegaCorp: Intergal
* %%* MenaceDecay: Dr. Luzon and Intergal
* %%* PowersThatBe: Intergal again
* %%* PrecociousCrush: a particularly disturbing example
* %%* RaisedByWolves: 'Cita
* %%* RuleOfDrama: a staple of [=McCaffrey=]'s work
* %%* SecondLove: Sean to Yana.
* SelkiesAndWereseals: The series employs the selkie myth in a futuristic setting. The Shongili family uses genetic engineering to create a selkie (Sean). Sean's kids are natural-born selkies as well.
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well. There's a hint from Sean that his grandmother was a selkie. He says she "taught him how to swim", with a significant wink at Yana.
* %%* SpinOffspring: Murel and Ronan's series
* %%* TakeOverTheWorld: rare justified example
* TouchedByVorlons: Petaybee changes those who live on it
** BlessedWithSuck:
it. And past a certain age (early adulthood), those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.



* UntoUsASonAndDaughterAreBorn: Murel and Ronan
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: the Intergal corporation

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* %%* UntoUsASonAndDaughterAreBorn: Murel and Ronan
* %%* VillainWithGoodPublicity: the Intergal corporation
7th Sep '15 2:54:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* FailOSuckyName: The cult that raised 'Cita gave all of its girls humiliating names, until they "came of age." (Read: became old enough to join the leader's harem). 'Cita's name was "Goat-Dung."


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* UnfortunateNames: The cult that raised 'Cita gave all of its girls humiliating names, until they "came of age." (Read: became old enough to join the leader's harem). 'Cita's name was "Goat-Dung."
6th Apr '15 10:25:29 AM nombretomado
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The series is not nearly as well known as the [=McCaffrey=] DragonridersOfPern books, but is often considered to be of greater quality, as a whole.

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The series is not nearly as well known as the [=McCaffrey=] DragonridersOfPern Literature/DragonridersOfPern books, but is often considered to be of greater quality, as a whole.
12th Aug '14 9:25:15 AM theredsquirrel
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** There's a hint from Sean that his grandmother was a selkie. He says she "taught him how to swim", with a significant wink at Yana.
8th Aug '13 3:27:32 AM FarseerLolotea
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* FailOSuckyName: The cult that raised 'Cita gave all of its girls humiliating names, until they "came of age." (Read: became old enough to join the leader's harem). 'Cita's name was "Nightsoil".

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* FailOSuckyName: The cult that raised 'Cita gave all of its girls humiliating names, until they "came of age." (Read: became old enough to join the leader's harem). 'Cita's name was "Nightsoil"."Goat-Dung."
29th Apr '13 5:48:46 PM Freezer
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* ActionMom - Yana
* BadassNormal - Yana
* BigBad - Intergal
* CatsAreMean - played with
* ChildrenAreInnocent - 'Cita, oddly
* CultureClash - the cult that raised 'Cita and the rest of Petaybee
* GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke - the Shongilis
* GuineaPigFamily - the Shongilis
* KindheartedCatLover - Clodagh
* LighterAndFluffier - ''The Twins of Petaybee''
* LongLostSibling - Bunny and [[spoiler: her younger sister, 'Cita.]]
* MamaBear - Yana
* MegaCorp - Intergal
* MenaceDecay - Dr. Luzon and Intergal
* PowersThatBe - Intergal again
* PrecociousCrush - a particularly disturbing example
* RaisedByWolves - 'Cita
* RuleOfDrama - a staple of [=McCaffrey=]'s work
* SecondLove - Sean to Yana.
* SelkiesAndWereseals - The series employs the selkie myth in a futuristic setting. The Shongili family uses genetic engineering to create a selkie (Sean). Sean's kids are natural-born selkies as well.
* SpinOffspring - Murel and Ronan's series
* TakeOverTheWorld - rare justified example
* TouchedByVorlons - Petaybee changes those who live on it
** BlessedWithSuck - And past a certain age (early adulthood), those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.
* UntoUsASonAndDaughterAreBorn - Murel and Ronan
* VillainWithGoodPublicity - the Intergal corporation

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* ActionMom - ActionMom: Yana
* BadassNormal - BadassNormal: Yana
* BigBad - BigBad: Intergal
* CatsAreMean - CatsAreMean: played with
* ChildrenAreInnocent - ChildrenAreInnocent: 'Cita, oddly
* CultureClash - CultureClash: the cult that raised 'Cita and the rest of Petaybee
* GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke - FailOSuckyName: The cult that raised 'Cita gave all of its girls humiliating names, until they "came of age." (Read: became old enough to join the leader's harem). 'Cita's name was "Nightsoil".
* GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke:
the Shongilis
* GuineaPigFamily - GuineaPigFamily: the Shongilis
* KindheartedCatLover - KindheartedCatLover: Clodagh
* LighterAndFluffier - LighterAndFluffier: ''The Twins of Petaybee''
* LongLostSibling - LongLostSibling: Bunny and [[spoiler: her younger sister, 'Cita.]]
* MamaBear - MamaBear: Yana
* MegaCorp - MegaCorp: Intergal
* MenaceDecay - MenaceDecay: Dr. Luzon and Intergal
* PowersThatBe - PowersThatBe: Intergal again
* PrecociousCrush - PrecociousCrush: a particularly disturbing example
* RaisedByWolves - RaisedByWolves: 'Cita
* RuleOfDrama - RuleOfDrama: a staple of [=McCaffrey=]'s work
* SecondLove - SecondLove: Sean to Yana.
* SelkiesAndWereseals - SelkiesAndWereseals: The series employs the selkie myth in a futuristic setting. The Shongili family uses genetic engineering to create a selkie (Sean). Sean's kids are natural-born selkies as well.
* SpinOffspring - SpinOffspring: Murel and Ronan's series
* TakeOverTheWorld - TakeOverTheWorld: rare justified example
* TouchedByVorlons - TouchedByVorlons: Petaybee changes those who live on it
** BlessedWithSuck - BlessedWithSuck: And past a certain age (early adulthood), those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.
* UntoUsASonAndDaughterAreBorn - UntoUsASonAndDaughterAreBorn: Murel and Ronan
* VillainWithGoodPublicity - VillainWithGoodPublicity: the Intergal corporation
29th Apr '13 5:43:12 PM Freezer
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** BlessedWithSuck - And after a certain amount of time, those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.

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** BlessedWithSuck - And after past a certain amount of time, age (early adulthood), those changes mean painful death for anyone who's off-planet for as little as a couple of days.
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