For centuries the dragons of Pern and their riders have protected their world from the alien Thread. Mightiest among the dragons are the gold dragons and their riders, the Weyrwomen, who are the leaders of the free people of Weyr. And now your Weyrwoman is dead, and her gold dragon is dying. Unless you can find a new Weyrwoman to take up her mantle, your Weyr, and perhaps all of Pern, is doomed.Based in the sci-fi/fantasy world of Pern, the setting of Anne McCaffrey's The Dragonriders of Pern novel, you take the role of D'kor, a novice dragonrider known as a Weyrling. Your fate is tied into a complex adventure in which the Red Star is not the only threat to life on Pern. With more than 200 characters with which to interact, a complex and thrilling story, and some fiendish puzzles, D'kor must venture across the rich world of Pern in the hope of saving it from its greatest enemy.Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern is a 3-D role-playing game with an epic story that spans four chapters and contains dozens of subplots. At the heart of the game is a story that constantly progresses as you explore the world and interact with the vast array of characters that inhabit it. Set at the seventh pass of the Red Star, there is a whole new cast of characters exclusive to this title. Experience dozens of environments through the cinematic camera system as you guide your dragonrider through more than 120 detailed locations on three continents. Interact with numerous non-player characters while you build up your player by improving skills and your social status.