The legacy of Heorot

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Simon and Schuster, 1987 - Fiction - 367 pages
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Bestselling science-fiction superstars Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle combine their talents with those of rising young author Steven Barnes in an extraordinary adventure of humankind's first outpost in the farthest reaches of space. 5 maps.

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Good pacing, great character development. - Goodreads
Well written and the plot moved well. - Goodreads
This excellent pace i - Goodreads
Grendel with great science behind the plot. - Goodreads
Writing was a bit dated but didn't hold the story back. - Goodreads

Review: The Legacy of Heorot (Heorot #1)

User Review  - Luke White - Goodreads

This book would have been a thousand times better if it was a ~100-page novella. There are some really neat and interesting ideas here, but they're completely overshadowed by the flat characters and the thin plot. I had to struggle through it. Read full review

Review: The Legacy of Heorot (Heorot #1)

User Review  - Holly Ollivander - Goodreads

The Legacy of Heorot (1985) and its companion Beowulf's Children (1987)—You don't read them for elevated literary pyrotechnics, you read them for one of the most thrilling adventures ever put to ... Read full review

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