By Vernor Vinge
Thousands of years for this reason, many races inhabit a universe the place a mind's capability depends on its situation in house - from superintelligent entities within the go beyond, to the restricted minds of the Unthinking Depths, the place purely uncomplicated creatures and know-how can functionality. not anyone is aware what unusual strength partitioned area into those 'zones of thought', but if the warring Straumli realm use an historic Transcendent artefact as a weapon, they unwittingly unharness an amazing energy that destroys hundreds of thousands of worlds and enslaves all normal and synthetic intelligence.
Fleeing the probability, a relatives of scientists, together with young ones, are taken captive via the Tines - an alien race with a harsh medieval tradition - and used as pawns in a ruthless energy fight. A rescue celebration, no longer totally composed of people, needs to loose the youngsters - and retrieve a mystery which could retailer the remainder of interstellar civilization.
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