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Find out more about Man-Kzin Wars XIII by Larry Niven at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. In war and in uneasy peace, kzin and humans continue their adventures with a masterful addition to the Man-Kzin Wars shared universe created by multiple. Read “Man-Kzin Wars XIII” by Jane Lindskold with Rakuten Kobo. Larry Niven’s bestselling Man-Kzin series continues! The kzin, formerly invincible conquerors.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In addition to enslavement and torture of a fellow human being, this hands over a valuable prisoner and intelligence source to the enemy during a war for survival.

It had a lot of words that were a bit hard at first but I soon figured them out and understood it perfectly. Write a customer review.

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The only thing I didn’t care for kzon that the main Kzin character, Healer-of-Hunters, refers to having eaten a pet Pug as a young kit. I thoroughly enjoyed most of the stories in this collection, and skimmed through a few.

It’s interesting in and of itself, but I also like how it fills in gaps in the M-K backstory about how humans learned to exploit Kzin emotional tendencies and physiological responses.


A Night Without Stars. A Man-Kzin Wars Novel. The best story was Tomcat Tactics, in which the situation mirrors situations in real life which makes you think outside your own box.

One of the things I’ve always enjoyed about Larry Niven’s Known Space books is that they generally don’t take themselves too seriously. These two stories really feel like Gannon has done his homework from previous volumes and has slotted his tales expertly into wrs, obliquely referencing things which happened in other volumes concerning the planet Wunderland.

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A special taskforce captures a bunch of Kzin kits who are then raised in captivity during the early years of the Wars so humans can study them. Over the next decades and centuries, some Kzinti dream of wafs war, and go through great lengths such as piracy, seeking Slaver stasis boxes, and going to Ringworld in an attempt to gain enough of an upper hand to begin one.

They both focus on the Kzin point of view and how they would see us. Most plots are so micro and leading nowhere.

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Starting with volume three, Niven himself has composed several additional entries. Commander Cantrell in the West Indies. Chuck Aldrich rated it liked it Dec 20, This book does not disappoint. ARMthe United Nations security force, has completely suppressed all “dangerous” technologies, histories, mental illnesses, and media, leading to not only an end of war and almost all violent crimes, but a change in society so vast that most people have a xii even conceptualizing such things.


Larry Niven’s bestselling Man-Kzin series continues! A mix of stories from the early timeline of Man-Kzin Wars and late in the timeline.

Humans attempt to capture and raise and socialize Kzin kits But she wrs in her first interview that “Otto Bismarck” is trouble. AmazonGlobal Ship Kxin Internationally.

Instead, primitive Kzinti warriors were hired as mercenaries by the Jotoki, a species of interstellar traders, whom the Kzinti later overthrew and enslaved. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Learn kain about Amazon Giveaway. It would have been a clever 5 page story, but it went on forever. Raymond Rock rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? All of the cover art for the books in the series are drawn by Stephen Hickman. According to the Known Space novel Juggler of Worldsit started in