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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I think wrs was a great book but I had a hard time keeping up with all the different names every time it was a new chapter. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. After the Kzin telepath learned that the humans were unarmed and didn’t even understand the concept of weapons, they attempted to kill the kzkn crew in a slow, painful manner using an inductive heating weapon hoping to capture their ship intact for intelligence purposes.

Product details File Size: Sep 03, Chris rated it really liked it. Another installment in the series. Only registered users can write reviews. English Choose a language for shopping. Instead, primitive Kzinti warriors were hired as mercenaries by the Jotoki, a species of interstellar traders, whom the Kzinti later overthrew and enslaved.

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Two types of Teeth and Pick of the Litter are new dimensions into how we might interact with another species. Winner of a Nebula award and five Hugo awards, SF legend Niven remains among the foremost writers of the new century.


The Kzinti fleet moved on to Earth, but in a replay of first contact, the peaceful humans used laser communicationsfusion drives, and mass drivers to cut wxrs first invasion fleet to ribbons.

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The war ends in with the signing of the Covenants of Shasht, named after a Kzinti world which is annexed by Humans and later renamed Fafnir. The Best of Defending the Future. Andrew rated it liked it Apr 24, Learn more about Amazon Prime. This volume is decidedly on the “really good” end of the spectrum. During the war, human ward engage in similar suicide attacks on Kzinti harems. Some secretly hatched schemes for a rematch, others concentrated on gathering power within the kzin ,an, and some shamefully cooperated with the contemptible humans, though often for hidden motives.

It had a lot of words that were a bit hard at first but I soon figured them out and understood it perfectly. Niven’s laws ” Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex “. It’s a good story, but again it went izin a dark place more than once. Unlike another reviewer, I did not find it too long at all but it was just the right length for me. This is brief and direct, almost a coda for wqrs that’s gone before. 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 New York Times best-seller, incomparable tale-spinner, and Nebula- and five-time Hugo-Award-winner, Larry Niven.

Kim rated it liked it Apr 17, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Known Space is awesome, I have every book in it and I would love to get a 2nd copy of each book so I could put the stories in chron order so I’d have an excuse to reread them all again!

During this time, the Kdaptist religion spreads among the Kzinti. In the course of the First Man-Kzin War, the Kzinti invaded and occupied the human colony of Wunderland, in the Alpha Centauri system, as a staging point for an attack on Earth.


On Earth, although no one seriously believes the Kzin will stay away, the ARM returns to its old habits of trying to eliminate all knowledge and technology of war. Xiui Submit to Film Festivals. The Moon Maze Game. Issue 26, May Really wish there was more real science fiction published.

Not half bad, a few solid stories.

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There’s some stuff about Helsinki Syndrome and politics, but this is one of those tales which feels somewhat canonical. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

For example, various MKW stories state that Kzinti did not establish their own interstellar empire nor invent their own spacefaring technology. They devise two ways to help prepare the rest of the human military: You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.

A mix of stories from the early timeline of Man-Kzin Wars and late in the timeline.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Jzin drive allowed the human fleets to coordinate and concentrate their forces beyond anything the Kzinti could manage, even letting them outrun and jam the news of each successive Kzin defeat.

There’s always the wry viewpoint which underscores everything. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat The Best of the Man-Kzin Wars. Books 1 – 3.