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ISBN-10: 1612420702

ISBN-13: 9781612420707

Here's a rare mixture of myth and technology fiction from one of many masters of technology fiction, Larry Niven.

The tales during this assortment comprise a few collaborations with authors corresponding to Jerry Pournelle (Spirals) and Steven Barnes (The Locusts), in addition to tales written via Niven himself.

Contents:

The Lion in His Attic
Spirals (with Jerry Pournelle)
A Teardrop Falls
Talisman (with Dian Girard)
Flare Time
The Locusts (with Steve Barnes)
Yet one other Modest notion: The Roentgen Standard
Table Manners
The eco-friendly Marauder
War Movie
The genuine Thing
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A breathless, crouching look came over her face. Her eyes went to slits. "Very well. Then prepare to fulfill the obligations of . " McKie said. He felt desperate. Why was she moving so fast? What was that faint whine in her voice? "Guests do not interfere," Abnethe said. " McKie said. " she countered. McKie heard the beginnings of many actions in that statement: hired operatives, gigantic sums spent as bribes, doctored agreements, treaties, stories planted with the visos on how this good and proud lady had been mistreated by her government, a wide enlistment of personal concern to justify -- what?

A lot of good that'll do me! the darkness said. Where is the weapon with which I enforce your bondage? You give it to me every time you open your mouth. -Laclac Riddle There was a moon, McKie realized. That glowing thing directly in front of him had to be a moon. The realization told him he'd been seeing the moon for some time, puzzling over it without being fully awake. The moon had lifted itself out of blackness above a paralyzed outline of primitive roofs. He was still in the village, then. The moon dangled there, incredibly close.

Everything sentient . . all gone. Dumb creatures which had never gone through a jumpdoor would remain. And winds, colors, floral perfumes, birdsong -- these would continue after the crystal shattering of sentiency. But the dreams would be gone, lost in that season of death. There would be a special kind of silence: no more beautiful speech strewn with arrows of meaning. Who could console the universe for such a loss? Presently he dropped his hands, said, "Is there somewhere you could take this .

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