By Ursula K. Le Guin

ISBN-10: 0441669573

ISBN-13: 9780441669578

The Earth colony of Landin has been stranded on Werel for ten years, and ten of Werel's years are over six hundred terrestrial years, and the lonely and dwindling human payment is commencing to think the tension. each wintry weather, a season that lasts for 15 years, the Earthmen have acquaintances: the humanoid hilfs, a nomadic those that basically calm down for the tough chilly spell. The hilfs worry the Earthmen, whom they suspect of as witches and make contact with the farborns. yet hilfs and farborns have universal enemies: the hordes of ravaging barbarians known as gaals and eerie preying snow ghouls. Will they subscribe to forces or be annihilated?

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Sen Kadas," he called. " ' There was no response. He ventured in, within a room of row upon row of machinery . . knew what he was seeing, which was the City itself, the wind, which had taught she'panei and sen'ein time out of mind. This too was a Holy, a Mystery not for a kel'en's sight. He walked farther, stopped as he realized the cracks which ran everywhere, the ruin which had plunged down through the very core of the tower, taking machinery and masonry, everything. "Sen'ein," he called. Light pulsed, a white light which glared down at him from the machine.

Admiral, we request you take official note of that recommendation. We ask you cease flights down there. These are clearly reconnaissance and they're provocative. Our personal safety is at stake and so are our hopes of peaceful contact. You may trigger something, and we are in the middle. Please discontinue any military operations down here. " Koch's heart was speeding. He held his silence a moment, reached and coded a number onto his desk console. The answer flashed back to his screen, negative.

He could not reach them; there was no means no need. "Gods," he muttered, sick at heart, and, reckoning the disrespect of that here, shuddered and turned away. w. c bu to re he C lic k he k lic C w. 0 bu y rm er Y F T ra n sf o ABB PD er Y "I am receiving," An-ehon thundered. The white eye of the machine flared. " He fled it, walking softly, quickly as he could gained the doorway into the sen-hall and kept going, breathless, into the spiraling passage down. A shadow met him in the turning; one-eyed Desai, who had not followed orders.

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