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By Larry Niven, Gregory Benford, Mark O. Martin

Fanatics of the Man-Kzin Wars sequence are provided hard-science reasons to mysteries of recognized area that show why the Kzin species conquered the interstellar empire, the origins of the Pak and Jotoki races, and extra.

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So the Travellers travelled, living as free a life as possible within their wide prison, until they were hunted down by machines or dogs or men. We showed we were free all right. We marched till near morning, and then camped in an old garage, no longer used, on the edge of a main highway. Easy though it was, the pace we had kept almost killed me, for I was unused to their sort of walking. But I saw now why they were legend; they came and went as they pleased, often on regular routes of their own; they migrated and hibernated, they appeared and disappeared.

She woke in me a tender and hopeless desire; while at the same time I recognized that I feared her. ” I asked her again. Again came that contemptuous smile. ” “Justine! ” I gasped the words as if they wounded my lips; I think she hardly understood what I said. Inclining her head to my confusion, she said: “Before I take you to Peter, you had better come into my suite and wash yourself. I will get you some clothes to replace your rags. ” Peter ... the man to whom she had written the letters.... And I saw at once that these rather tortured documents might well have come from this elegant and subtle creature.

Wait a minute - who are you? ” He motioned with the gun. “No time for talk or argument. ” He shook his great grey head as if in reproach. “You want Angolese to get a hold of you, man? ” On the whole, this did not sound as if they directed a deal of antagonism at me. I was, in any case, not in very good shape to argue. As I climbed up the steel ladder into the GEM, I glanced back down the beach to where the freighter had been. A figure was coming towards us, lifting a hand and waving as it came.

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