By S. M. Stirling, Greg Bear, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
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It gave the impression of a good suggestion on the time.... whilst the catlike Kzin came across the human zone of the galaxy, they concept it used to be time to scream and jump back. Bred to be conquering warriors, they concept the salad-munching apes of Earth wouldn't even publish a superb struggle. truly, they need to were well mannered to the monkey girls and boys from planet Earth. people had built a pacifist society simply because they'd been good—too good—at conflict and knew that there's a couple of technique to dermis a cat—even a Kzin. The Warrior Race has encountered its such a lot ambitious opponent—and Larry Niven's recognized house is aflame with struggle.
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