• by Larry Niven
  • Narrated by Tom Weiner
  • 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This Hugo-nominated work is a classic of Niven's Known Space saga.
Phssthpok the Pak had been traveling for most of his thirty-two thousand years. His mission was to save, develop, and protect the group of Pak breeders sent out into space some two and a half million years before.
Brennan was a Belter, the product of a fiercely independent, somewhat anarchic society living in, on, and around an outer asteroid belt. The Belters were rebels, one and all, and Brennan was a smuggler. The Belt worlds had been tracking the Pak ship for days, and Brennan figured to meet that ship first.
He was never seen again - at least not by those alive at the time.


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loved this story, read destroyer of world's and betrayed of world's the oak are coming.
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- kenneth

My all time favorite

Read this all night in my twenties. Very smart. All Niven, the all time best SF writer.
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- JerryStarrOR

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-06-2013
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.