By Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
On steamy Pryan, endless sun and ample rain have created a jungle so enormous that people and elves stay excessive within the timber and purely dwarves reside wherever close to the floor. From the treetops the aristocratic elves promote guns to the opposite races, whose incessant struggle sends a gradual steam of gains and crucial assets skyward. Now, generations of dissent and race hatred won't heal -- now not even less than the specter of annihilation by the hands of mythical Titans. Armed with little greater than their wits and prophecy, an elf, a human, and a dwarf needs to unite to aim to save lots of the area from destruction.
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Writer notice: Neil Gaiman (Foreword)
Publish 12 months observe: First released in 1967
The Einstein Intersection received the Nebula Award for top technology fiction novel of 1967.
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