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There's a feeling of deja vu at the beginning of this series, a woman, abducted by aliens, looking after others, participating in the adventure, protecting a large man.
Some of it is reminiscent of Restoree, but it's not just that.
This time the heroine is more self-sufficient, knife-wielding, resourceful, used to living off the land. A group of hapless creatures, humans and others are dumped on a planet by alien abductors as their method of colonisation. The motely bunch of surprised colonists-to-be must save themselves from a variety of local dangers, as well as from themselves.
With them is one of the abductors, caught by his enemies and another unwilling colonist. He is hated as an oppressor, but our heroine protects him because she was in part responsible for his capture.
More contemporary than the medieval-fantasy premises of the Pern series, and not specifically science fiction like the brain ships and the talents, this is more of a 'it could be you tomorrow' series.
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