By Robert Silverberg
An exciting event that levels throughout time and area, pitting one guy opposed to a invading alien horde that threatens a colony global, and opposed to a hidden conspiracy to beat Earth. Blair Ewing needs to conflict Klondi hordes, Sirian plotters, the forces of background, and the character of time itself. it is a lot to invite of 1 guy -- yet supposing there have been a couple of? This vintage early Silverberg novel folds an exploration of time-travel paradoxes into the tale of 1 man's struggle to avoid wasting worlds instantly.
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The other frowned, screwing up his massive brows. �Sixteen parsecs. Epsilon Ursae Majoris XII. The belligerent tone annoyed Ewing. The Corwinite said, in a bleak voice, Im an officially accredited ambassador from my world to the government of Earth. �There are none, the squat man said. The Earthers did away with them about a century back. He grinned in cheerful contempt at the three dandies, who had moved further away and were murmuring busily to each other in their private language.
A bottle of some kind rested on the night table, and next to it two glasses, one of them half filled with amber liquid. She had made herself quite comfortable, it seemed. He stepped inside. he asked. �I asked the management to give me a pass key to your room. Ewing snapped. I guess I dont understand the way Terrestrial hotels operate. �Thats the usual custom, she said lightly. But I found it necessary to talk to you about urgent matters. Ewing became aware of the fact that he was holding the door open.
Figuring your messages must have gone astray, no doubt. The Sirian chuckled. You know something? Its three hundred years since anybody on Earth last fired anything deadlier than a popgun. Suddenly the sardonic amiability left Firnik. His voice was almost toneless as he said, Ill forgive you this time, because youre a stranger and dont know the customs. Ewings jaw stiffened. Barbarian, he thought. The Sirian shrugged unconcernedly. Better fight your own battles. �But theyre in danger too, Ewing protested.
Shadow on the Stars by Robert Silverberg