By John Scalzi
Das späte 21. Jahrhundert: Auf ihrem Weg ins All ist die Menschheit einer Reihe von Alien-Völkern begegnet, mit denen sie Handelsbeziehungen aufnimmt und politische Bündnisse schmiedet. Doch dann kommt es auf einer interstellaren Konferenz zu einem folgenschweren Vorfall: Durch ein Missverständnis stirbt ein Außerirdischer vom Volk der Nidu. Eine kriegerische Auseinandersetzung droht - und nur Harry Creek, genialer Programmierer und Kriegsveteran, kann diesen Krieg verhindern…
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Das späte 21. Jahrhundert: Auf ihrem Weg ins All ist die Menschheit einer Reihe von Alien-Völkern begegnet, mit denen sie Handelsbeziehungen aufnimmt und politische Bündnisse schmiedet. Doch dann kommt es auf einer interstellaren Konferenz zu einem folgenschweren Vorfall: Durch ein Missverständnis stirbt ein Außerirdischer vom Volk der Nidu.
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And everyone knew where he had died, though the exact circumstances were still the stuff of legend—and at least one libel action. There were some who said that he had tried to disguise himself as a woman, so that he could get into one of the last boats to leave. Others had seen him in animated conversation with Chief Designer Andrews, completely ignoring the icy water rising around his ankles. This version was considered—at least by the family—to be far more probable. The two brilliant engineers would have enjoyed each other’s company, during the last minutes of their lives.
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