Minor Holds

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Holds Of Pern
... Holds, in Anne McCaffrey's science fiction series Dragonriders of Pern, are the residences of the bulk of the planet Pern's population ... live in Weyrs, but for most people, the Hold is both the residence and primary social authority ... Throughout most of Pern, Holds are made up of either stone buildings or networks of caverns both natural and man-made ...

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