The Gripping Hand (CoDominium; Moties, Book 2)

The Gripping Hand (CoDominium; Moties, Book 2)

Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle


Robert Heinlein referred to as it "possibly the best technological know-how fiction novel i've got ever read." The San Francisco Chronicle declared that "as technological know-how fiction, The Mote in God's Eye is likely one of the most vital novels ever published."

Now Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, award profitable authors of such bestsellers as Footfall and The Legacy of Heorot, go back us to the Mote, and to the universe of Kevin Renner and Horace Bury, of Rod Blaine and Sally Fowler.

There, 25 years have handed on the grounds that humanity quarantined the mysterious extraterrestrial beings often called Moties in the confines in their personal sun method. they've got spent 1 / 4 century studying and agonizing over the lethal hazard posed by way of the single extraterrestrial beings mankind has ever encountered—a race divided into precise organic kinds, each one serving a distinct functionality. grasp, Mediator, Engineer. Warrior. each one supremely tailored to its job, but doomed by means of hundreds of thousands of years of evolution to an inescapable destiny. For the Moties needs to breed—or die. And now the delicate wall keeping apart them and the galaxy past is commencing to crumble.

Uploader notes:

• initially released 1993 by way of Pocket Books.
• regrettably, Baen has reused the ISBN of the 1993 Pocket Books hardcover from which they scanned the publication. No, they weren't presupposed to do this. definite, they did it besides.

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