This novel continues the story of the Fringe War which was begun in The Ringworld Throne (novel) . The intelligent species of Known Space have become interested in the Ringworld and are engaged in manoeuvrings for control of the Ringworld.
The plot starts a few months after the end of The Ringworld Throne with Louis Wu emerging from his AutoDoc not only healed, but physiologically young again. Louis had entered the 'doc 84 days previously after fighting Bram, the vampire protector
- From the Crashlander anthology, the short stories
|Books||Ringworld • The Ringworld Engineers • The Ringworld Throne • Ringworld's Children • Fleet of Worlds • Juggler of Worlds • Destroyer of Worlds • Betrayer of Worlds • Fate of Worlds|
|POV Characters||Louis Wu • Nessus • Teela Brown • Beowulf Shaeffer • Speaker-to-Animals • Gil Hamilton|
|Locations||Earth • Mars • Venus • Sol Asteroid Belt • Home • We Made It • Jinx • Down • Plateau • Serpent Swarm • Wunderland • Ringworld|