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Fate of Worlds: Return from the Ringworld (edition 2012)

by Larry Niven, Edward M. Lerner

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Title:Fate of Worlds: Return from the Ringworld
Authors:Larry Niven
Other authors:Edward M. Lerner
Info:Tor Books (2012), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 320 pages
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Not quite the tour-de-force you might expect when wrapping up eight previous novels in their two respective series, but still well worth reading. ( )
  Superenigmatix | Jan 16, 2016 |
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  jim.antares | Nov 12, 2015 |
Finally, closure to the Ringworld saga? Or so it seems. Just a few hours since I finished this book and am already feeling withdrawal symptoms. What a guilty pleasure this series has been! 40 years of slipping out of mundane reality and entering hyper-space. But all good things must come to an end. Including the most devious aliens of all. Nuff said!
If you're a fan, this book has all the endearing elements. If you're not a fan, well, this is probably not the right book to start. ( )
  ricaustria | Apr 5, 2013 |
One more end to the Ringworld saga. In short: the Puppeteer kidnapped humans discover the location of the Earth; political squabbling between the Puppeteers; war between the Puppeteers and other species; finally, the Puppeteers zoom away in hyperspace using advanced technology.

Overall, it was ok, but not thrilling. The last two novels in this series seem less well designed than the first three. ( )
  Traveller1 | Mar 30, 2013 |
I was actually a little surprised by this sequel as I didn't realize Larry Niven was going to write more on the series. It had been a while since I last read a book in this series and so I was glad the authors included some background to the story. It's a good read set in the same Ring World universe. ( )
  seanvk | Nov 13, 2012 |
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A cross-over conclusion to the Ringworld and Fleet of Worlds series finds the Puppeteers of the Fleet of Worlds targeted by rival war fleets after the disappearance of the Ringworld, prompting exiled Puppeteer Hindmost to draw on his knowledge of Ringworld technology to reclaim his power.… (more)

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