Scout's Progress

Title: Scout's Progress
Author: Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
Genre: SF
Series: Liaden
Copyright: 2002
Ranking: Excellent
Binding: paperback
LibraryThing: Title:Scout's Progress ISBN:0-441-00927-1 (Add Book)
Type: Owned

All of her life, Aelliana Caylon has lived by the rules of her overbearing brother, the heir-apparent of the clan Mizel. Though she is a brilliant mathematician, he has convinced her that she has no worth, and that her only chance for survival is to appease him. Then, on on a dare, she plays a game of chance and wins a starship. It is her way to escape her home, her planet, her drab life - if she can qualify as a pilot. Enter the accomplished Scout and Master Pilot known to her only as Daav...

  • (9) Scouts Progress completed End:2010-6-24
    re-read in preparation for Mouse And Dragon
  • (33) Scouts Progress completed End:2014-8-26
    re-reading a favourite

This is the book which made me fall in love with the Liaden universe. Daav is one of my favourite characters; but then I do go for the dark and honourable loners. And I love the way that Aelliana grows and overcomes her hopeless situation.