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SHELLPERSON WITH A MISSION<P>Simeon was bored. Not with being a shellperson — like Helva, The Ship Who Sang, and Tia, The Ship Who Searched, he rather pitied "softshells" their mayfly lives and absurdly limited senses — but with running the mining and processing station that made up his "body." So when the arrival of an out-of-control refugee ship interrupted his latest wargame (Simeon's hobby) the excitement was welcome.<P>Then the refugees told their story: attack by space barbarians. Soon, long before any help could arrive from Fleet, Station SSS-900 would be in the Fist of High-Clan Kolnar, and nobody would be bored, least of all Simeon. If anyone was to survive, somehow he must transmute his hobby into the real thing, and become --

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671875992
Author:
McCaffrey, Anne
Author:
Stirling, S. M.
Author:
McCaffrey
Author:
Mccaffrey and stirling
Author:
McCaffrey, &. Stirling
Author:
McCaffrey &. Stirling
Author:
Stirling
Author:
McCaffrey, Anne
Author:
&
Publisher:
Baen Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Space ships
Subject:
Space ships -- Fiction.
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Space warfare
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Brainship
Series Volume:
no. 34
Publication Date:
April 1994
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbound
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
6.78x4.16x.98 in. .46 lbs.

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