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The adult grendels are female. Very nice work, great textures!

I would actually like more sequels, the stories here could go on forever. As gross over-simplifications go, that covers MOST sci-fi out there. Their blind interference wrecks havoc, and they pay the price. Please try again later. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise.

Nov 19, Michael Drakich rated it really liked it. Listened to on CD. When the native fauna legzcy the aliens – that is, humans who had come to colonize the new planet – actually collided, things went downhill fast.

The Legacy of Heorot (Heorot, book 1) by Steven Barnes, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle

Write a customer review. Better cover photo slightly. A shame it didn’t last. Only mildly disappointing was the highly predictable crisis that leads to the novel’s climax. Recommended for fans of Steele’s Coyote series or the Alien movies. For instance, the landed gentry introduced foxes into Australia simply so they might have something to hunt, and not surprisingly they have legxcy and run havoc across the environment.


I see many creatures in you reptile And on the other hand, if that’s someone’s serious battle cry, that also makes it impossible to think “I like this guy SO MUCH and wish he wins! So it probly doesnt hurt that I happen to like most of Heinlein’s work, but this stands on its own.

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Even his handwriting is manly. Collections by Niven or others With Edward M. In today’s eyes parts of this might be considered slightly sexist but not to a degree that it weakens the story.

This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat The grendels are like frogs and the samlons are like tadpoles. At some point in the recent past, most of the prey lehacy on the island were destroyed by an unknown cataclysmic event. I thought this book was pretty well done.


Pace was good and fast. But as the grendels’ numbers fall, their individual strength rises as every dead grendel is food for the rest.

Legacy of Heorot

When I got home, my stepdad did some crude imitation from the movie and further terrified me, putting a good night’s sleep pretty far out of the question. Are you using just displacement or displace and bump with diffuse?

So, the story is set on a planet orbiting Tau Ceti. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In some ways this book was very imaginative and in some ways just another Heinlen-like hero story.

The Legacy of Heorot

To ridicule the real war crimes that have been committed against native peoples in history? The problem of making the trip, the earth animal and lefacy that you needed take, the psychology of the people involved, leadership, the sexual and ethical morals, the technology are all covered.

Books by Larry Niven.