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War of the Wing-Men

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War of the Wing-Men

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Author: Poul Anderson
Publisher: Gregg Press, 1976
Ace Books, 1967
Series: Technic Civilization: Nicholas van Rijn: Book 1

1. War of the Wing-Men
2. Trader to the Stars
3. Satan's World
4. Mirkheim

Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
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Three Terrans crash on a planet whose food is poison to them. They have to get to the other side of the planet where a Terran base camp can feed them. Unfortunately they get embroiled in a war between rival tribes of wing-men. van Rijn uses his wits to manipulate the situation to his own benefit and brings about a truce.

A shorter version appeared in Ace Double D-303 in 1958. Slightly different versions have appeared as The Man Who Counts and The Earth Book of Stormgate 2.


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