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A stranded Rammer who finds himself transported from the depths of space to humanity's cradle on Earth tells his harrowing tale to a people-watcher.

This short story was first printed in Galaxy in September 1969.

©2017 Larry Niven (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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And a little child shall...

Larry Niven never ceases to amaze me. This story is beautifil. The seeming simplicity belies the complex content of a story carrying a truly terrifying context. A race so advanced that their children could save us like insects.