The Legacy of Heorot

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Series: Heorot Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Sep 05, 2012
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.68 hours)
Product Number: Z100098778
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483060620
Narrator/s: Tom Weiner
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Description

Bestselling science fiction superstars Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle combine their talents with those of Steven Barnes in an extraordinary adventure of humankind's first outpost in the farthest reaches of space. Light years from Earth, colonists land on a planet they name Avalon. It seems like a paradise-until native creatures savagely attack. It will take every bit of intelligence, courage, and military-style discipline to survive.

Professional reviews

"Tom Weiner gives a splendid narration of this futuristic story in which a colony of humans makes a century-long space journey in suspended animation to the seemingly pristine planet of Avalon. Upon arrival they discover that the slumber has a side effect: impaired mental abilities of varying degrees. Some of them will never wake up. They also discover that there's a species called Grendel (there are more than a few BEOWULF references in this work) on Avalon that finds their livestock, dogs, and even the humans themselves to be delicacies. Weiner adroitly relates the suspense of the story as most of the humans gradually, and quite painfully, realize that they're in a war to the death with the Grendels. He adroitly gives each of the characters individual voices and makes this a wonderful listening experience. M.T.F. "

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