The Wunder War: Man-Kzin Wars X

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Baen Books, 2003 - Fiction - 343 pages
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The first colonists from Earth named the planet Wunderland. Generations later, the felinoid alien invaders called kzin came and turned it into hell.
Touched on in other accounts of the Man-Kzin wars, here for the first time is the decades-long saga of humankind's victorious Battle for Wunderland:
How the Wunderlanders first learned of the kzin attacks on Earth by slow-as-light communications, barely in time to prepare to fight back; how the valiant human defenders turned to guerilla warfare in the Wunderland jungles and caves after the feline warrior race had destroyed or seized the cities; how, after the war ended in ignominious defeat for the Kzin, some humans and kzin worked for good will between the two species - their work complicated by humans wanting revenge and Kzin who still saw humans as a somewhat annoying food source; and how a human-kzin team was sent to investigate a mysterious asteroid and found a threat not only to both species, but to the entire galaxy.
The humans wanted to destroy it, but the kzin saw an opportunity to conquer the human worlds. The only hope was a kzin telepath raised by humans from a cub. Which side would he choose, his Inner Monkey or his war-cat heritage?

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User Review  - JohnFair - LibraryThing

The Kzin and humans go claw to toe in these stories from Hal Colebatch in this visit to Larry Niven's Known Space. In this collection, Colebatch takes us through the gathering clouds of war as the ... Read full review

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"The Wunder War" tells of the occupation of the human colony on Wunderland in the Alpha Centauri system by the carnivorous, super-aggressive kzinti. Read full review

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Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. His first novel, World of Ptavvs (1966), was a success and launched his career. Niven has won five Hugos and one Nebula award, testimony that his colleagues in the science fiction world respect his work. Perhaps Niven's most well-known creation is Ringworld, a distant planet that may be taken as a metaphor for Earth, as it was once great but has since fallen into decay.

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