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The Ringworld throne

Author: Larry Niven
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Mass Market edView all editions and formats
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In the twenty-ninth century, Louis Wu, a 200-years-young adventurer, became one of the first humans from Known Space to set foot on the Ringworld, and his exploits there became legends among many of the native races. During Louis Wu's second sojourn on the Ringworld, he was able to save it from total destruction ... but several hundred million people died anyway, and that was a mighty weight on one man's conscience.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Niven
ISBN: 0345412966 9780345412966 0345358619 9780345358615 1857234707 9781857234701
OCLC Number: 36850830
Notes: "A Del Rey book."
Description: 355 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Larry Niven.

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In the twenty-ninth century, Louis Wu, a 200-years-young adventurer, became one of the first humans from Known Space to set foot on the Ringworld, and his exploits there became legends among many of the native races. During Louis Wu's second sojourn on the Ringworld, he was able to save it from total destruction ... but several hundred million people died anyway, and that was a mighty weight on one man's conscience. But odd events on the Ringworld would require Louis Wu's attention once again: Vampires were gathering in untold numbers; Protectors, immensely powerful beings dedicated to safeguarding their own bloodlines above all else, were interfering with species not their own and with each other. If the Ringworld was to remain intact, it was going to need one central Protector of its own. But who would sit on the Ringworld Throne? ...

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