|No tradition can withstand the Ghost Wind's gale|
|Author(s)||Marion Zimmer Bradley|
|Publication date||Dec, 1972|
first book in series
Darkover Landfall was first published in December 1972, by DAW Books, with cover art by Jack Gaughan. It was her seventh Darkover to be published. In the chronology of the series this is the first book.
Brief Summary: A Terran colony ship crash-lands on an uncharted planet far off it's original course
- Rafael MacAran - a geologist who leads exploration trips.
- Camilla Del Rey - first officer of the crashed starship, navigator
- Judith Lovat - food expert, falls in love with a chieri
- Harry Leichester--the captain of the starship..
- Ewen Ross--medical doctor on first exploration trip.
- Heather Stuart--microbiologist on first exploration.
- Marco Zabal--gets killed on first exploration
- Lewis MacLeod--zoologist on first exploration..
- Mr. Moray--colonist becomes leader when the people find out they are stuck on planet.
- Dr. Di Asturias--Head Physician
- Margaret Raimondi
- Fiona MacMorair
- Major Frazer
- Lori Lovat
- Laurence Patrick