Chess with a Dragon

Chess with a Dragon

David Gerrold


The Galactic InterChange is the best discovery in historical past. in the course of the InterChange, humanity profits entry to the mixed wisdom of the entire worlds and all of the races of the galaxy. For librarians, scientists, medical professionals, lecturers, and anyone attracted to the unfold of data, it's a box day. simply locate whatever fascinating at the menu and request a copy—so easy, so exciting!
Until the invoice arrives.
It's the best invoice in heritage, and humanity has no manner of paying it off. No manner other than one—indenture. Being slaves to extraterrestrial beings doesn't sound like a lot fun.Yake Singh Brown is the fellow who has to barter the deal for humanity. It's the hardest task he's ever confronted, like taking part in chess with a dragon—all he has to do is work out the principles of the sport prior to being eaten.In the culture of Douglas Adams and Piers Anthony, David Gerrold, the author who created the difficulty with Tribbles, pits Earth's such a lot bold diplomat opposed to the scheming—and hungry—races of the remainder of the galaxy, with hysterical effects.

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