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Telepath Rhyssa Owen coordinates the job assignments for psychically gifted Talents. With the appearance in her life of one extraordinary man with no measurable Talent at all, she suddenly found herself questioning everything she thought she knew about her people.
What makes this book stand out?
The book dives more into individual characters and their abilities rather than the entire group of talents.
Read it for
Peter and Tirla are characters with wonderful backstories.
Don't read it for
The book seems to have been written in a rush and not to its credit. This early McCaffrey world smacked of mild sexism, moderate racism, and a whole lot of uncomfortable biological essentialism.