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McCaffrey wrote two more Helva novelettes: PartnerShip by Anne McCaffrey. I remember reading a story about a woman searching for her son’s brain, it had been used for an autopilot on an ore ship and she wanted to find it and give it surcease. Taking that option, physical growth is stunted, the body is encapsulated in a titanium life-support shell with capacity for computer connections, and the person is raised for “one of a number of curious professions. A tale of courage and adventure, set in the same… More. A brainship is able to operate independently but is usually employed in partnership with one “normal” person called a “brawn” who travels inside the ship much as a pilot would. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

Nancia is a brand new member of the elite Courier Service of the Central Worlds. Go to Cart Keep Shopping. In it, the J’rill are a race of cybernetic brainships. Ron Hubbard established the ‘Writers of the Fu… More. By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. And I thought what if severely disabled people were given a chance to become starships?

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Brainship Series

It has been said by M… More. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creationson the part of the author or publisher. Decades later, son Todd McCaffrey called it “almost an elegy to her father”.

In it, the J’rill are a race of cybernetic brainships. Works can belong to more than one series. Fictional spacecraft by type Brainships Science fiction book series. Amos ben Sierra Nueva. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Brainship Series by Anne McCaffrey

The original human personality, thought to be gone, reasserts itself, and inadvertently turns off the main drive early in the mission, stretching the flight time to hundreds of years. The life and dreams so far of Anne McCaffrey by her son She’s the “brains” of an advanced interstellar ship. The Fleet by David Drake.

A human brain is reprogrammed to serve as a ship’s computer for a colonization trip expected to take 15 years ship’s time. Supposedly, “the well-oriented brain would not have changed places with the most perfect body in the universe.

Tia, a bright and spunky seven-year old contracted an unknown neural disorder which made her lose control of her body. The mobile human partner is referred to as a “Brawn”, a specially trained companion and aide.

And Bainship thought what if severely disabled people were given a chance to become starships? Brawn obsession was formerly a serious concern, as a love-crazed brawn might have attempted to breach the life-support shell in order to braonship at the body entombed within, only to kill the person and go mad with grief.

Nancia Perez y des Gras. In the popular science fiction computer game, Star Control IIthe player can embark on an optional side quest to Beta Corviand meet a sentient alien race who inhabit a gas giant there.

A Choice of Futures by and About Women. The J’rill Directors suppressed the revolt by destroying nearly all of their subjects. Mankind has taken one step too far in exploring t… More. To this end, fictional brainships generally have a xeries partner s. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.


Works by Anne McCaffrey. Shelve The City and The Ship.

Anne McCaffrey Series and Reading Order

The Ship Who Searched and Partnership. Simeon was the “brain” running a peaceful space s… More. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see Wikipedia: Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg.

University of Wisconsin University Bookstore. Two novels in one large volume, both set in the same universe as The Ship Who Sang: The protagonist of the novel and all the early stories is a cyborgHelva, a human being and a spaceship, or ” brainship “.

They depended upon sereis for ordinary tasks, and remotes for more independent tasks such as combat. During the s McCaffrey made The Ship Who Sang the first book of a series by writing four novels in collaboration with four co-authors, two of whom each later completed another novel in the series alone.