By Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
The big comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes one thousand occasions too robust to degree at the Richter scale, tidal waves hundreds of thousands of toes excessive. towns have been become oceans; oceans changed into steam. It was once the start of a brand new Ice Age and the tip of civilization. yet for the terrified women and men probability had kept, it was once additionally the sunrise of a brand new fight for survival—a fight extra risky and hard than any that they had ever known.
• initially released 1977 by way of Playboy Press.
• regrettably, Baen has reused the ISBN of the 1977 Playboy Press hardcover from which they scanned the publication. No, they weren't imagined to do this. definite, they did it besides.
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Y…You…” the greying brunette panted, eyes wide. ” Carefully, she lowered the older woman back to her feet. “I apologize for my instinctive reaction just now—and I’m grateful I didn’t hurt you with my combat reflexes—but it was either grab you with my mind, or let you injure your mind precognitively. ” Licking her lips, the woman clutched her portable workstation in her dark brown arms and nodded. “Uh, yes, sir. We’ve completed your roster for you, Captain. All it needs is your…your…I can’t believe I’m saying this,” the reservist master sergeant muttered, her shock fading, replaced by a touch of startlement-induced anger.
It’s incredibly shortsighted of them because I’m not their enemy, but there it is. ” She glanced briefly at Sergeant Plimstaad. “And I did mean it when I said do not touch me. You do not want to see what is inside my head; I’m dealing with scales that most people aren’t prepared to deal with, at speeds that would give you a raging migraine. “I do thank you for your efforts on my behalf,” Ia added. “I’ll try to be quick about this, but there are a lot of lives at stake. ” Closing her eyes, Ia breathed deep and let it out, then did it again, calming and centering her mind.
Arstoll it is, then. ” Ia shook her head. “I won’t sign that, Sergeant. ” The impatient question came from the oldest man in the room, and the only soldier whose rank matched her own. The main differences between them were that he wore brown stripes on his black uniform, and that his brass eagle did not carry the rockets in its claws that hers did, making her a ship’s captain and him a lieutenant colonel. As dark-skinned as the sergeant, but with three times as many wrinkles and none of the hair, Lieutenant Colonel Luu-Smith flicked his hand irritably.
Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle