Ringworld's Children (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 2007 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Welcome to a world like no other.

The Ringworld: a landmark engineering achievement, a flat band 3 million times the surface area of Earth, encircling a distant star. Home to trillions of inhabitants, not all of which are human, and host to amazing technological wonders, the Ringworld is unique in all of the universe.

Explorere Louis Wu, an Earth-born human who was part of the first expedition to Ringworld, becomes enmeshed in interplanetary and interspecies intrigue as war, and a powerful new weapon, threaten to tear the Ringworld apart forever. Now, the future of Ringworld lies in the actions of its children: Tunesmith, the Ghould protector; Acolyte, the exiled son of Speaker-to-Animals, and Wembleth, a strange Ringworld native with a mysterious past. All must play a dangerous in order to save Ringworld's population, and the stability of Ringworld itself.

Blending awe-inspiring science with non-stop action and fun, Ringworld's Children, the fourth installment of the multiple award-winning saga, is the perfect introduction for readers new to this New York Times bestselling series, and long-time fans of Larry Niven's Ringworld.

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Fun read, the ending was a little too open. - Goodreads
I was a bit confused by all the plot twists. - Goodreads
Overall, this pacing is rather good in this book. - Goodreads
... not sure I liked the ending either. - Goodreads
The writing is crisp and the story is action-oriented. - Goodreads
It's an imaginative ending. - Goodreads

Review: Ringworld's Children (Ringworld #4)

User Review  - Greg O'byrne - Goodreads

Fun conclusion. Although the final plot device at the end by Louis and his pupeteer is convenient. Read full review

Review: Ringworld's Children (Ringworld #4)

User Review  - Koopal - Goodreads

Three words to describe this book fast,fun, and exciting. There was so much going every other page which made things complex but not difficult to follow. The story was filled with action that could ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
9
RINGWORLD PARAMETERS
15
CAST OF CHARACTERS
17
GLOSSARY
19
CHAPTER 1 Louis Wu
27
CHAPTER 2 The Hindmost
39
CHAPTER 3 Recruiting
47
CHAPTER 4 Acolyte
55
CHAPTER 11 The Wounded Land
125
CHAPTER 12 The Giraffe People
146
CHAPTER 13 Gray Nurse
156
CHAPTER 14 The Spill Mountain People
171
CHAPTER 15 Proserpina
181
CHAPTER 16 Meeting of Minds
206
CHAPTER 17 The Penultimates Citadel
218
CHAPTER 18 The Ringworld Floor
233

CHAPTER 5 Hanuman
64
CHAPTER 6 The Blind Spot
69
CHAPTER 7 End Run
83
CHAPTER 8 Try an Antimatter Bomb
90
CHAPTER 9 View from a Height
107
CHAPTER 10 A Tale to Tell
113
CHAPTER 19 Wakening
240
CHAPTER 20 Telling a Tale
257
CHAPTER 21 In Flight
270
CHAPTER 22 Breeder
283
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About the author (2007)

Larry Niven is the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces. His Beowulf's Children, co-authored with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes was a New York Times bestseller. He lives in Chatsworth, California.

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