Ringworld's Children

Ringworld's Children

Book - 2004
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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.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2004.
ISBN: 9780765301673
0765301679
Branch Call Number: NIVEN
Characteristics: 284 p.

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humbleworm
Mar 12, 2018

I read the first two books in this series back in the 80's and thought they were pretty good but i just couldn't get into this. I think Niven got caught up in trying to convey not-very-technical scientific details he'd thought out, sacrificing plot and relatable characters in the process.

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RichardPaul
Aug 03, 2011

Ringworld's Children ---- by Larry Niven c - 2004. ---- This story is about a totally man made world that is encircling a star.---- (4th Part of Ringworld Series) A Good Read! ---- ---- Ringworld Series: #1 Ringworld c - 1970, #2 Ringworld Engineers c - 1980, #3 Ringworld Throne c - 1996, #4 Ringworld's Children c - 2004. ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- Prequels start 200 years before Ringworld: #1 Fleet of worlds c - 2007, # 2 Juggler of worlds c - 2008, #3 Destroyer of worlds c - 2009, #4 Betrayer of worlds c - 2010, #5 ?Title? / c - 20?? not completed yet ---- ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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