By Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
Go back to the "vivid and unusual" (Kirkus Reviews) global of Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle's The Burning City, the place the hearth god has retreated into fantasy, leaving the citizens of Tep's city unprotected for the 1st time of their historical past.
Unfortunately, a fiery destiny isn't the one probability town is dealing with. From out of the barren region come monsters -- nice birds with blades rather than wings, pushed by way of a few unknown strength. even if they are often killed, the chance those terror birds pose is worse than dying. risk at the roads capacity no exchange. No alternate implies that Tep's city should be not more.
Sent by means of the Lords of Lordshills to find the resource of the phobia birds, Lord Sandry and his cherished, Burning Tower, needs to trip right into a international the place magic remains to be strong—and the place somebody or something waits to wreck them!
Filled with the sweeping experience, memorable characters, and resourceful world-building that experience outlined the novels of Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, Burning Tower is one other triumph.