Don’t forget the sequel “Herbig-Haro” “Herbig-Haro” is a short story by Harry Turtledove, published under his pen name Eric Iverson. HERBIG-HARO ERIC G. IVERSON (HARRY TURTLEDOVE) Like all the ships Loki flew. Erasmus Chang’s scout Praise of Folly was too old. She went into or out. “The Road Not Taken” is a short story by Harry Turtledove, set in , in which he presents a fictitious account of a first encounter between humanity and an alien race, the Roxolani. “Herbig-Haro” is another short story by Turtledove, which is the sequel to this.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Log in or sign up in seconds. Foxglove Zayuri marked it as to-read Sep 10, His novels have been credited with bringing alternate history into the mainstream. The story is told through limited third person point of view, with most of the story hxrry a single Roxolani captain, Togram.

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With a chuckle, Chang said, “We must have seemed like angry gods when we finally got the hyperdrive and burst off Terra. Hafry submitting please include a bit of greater context about the submission so as to help start the discussion about it. If that sort of thing actually works it really does seem to be one of those things that someone should’ve noticed at some point in the past, with no moving parts and just microwaves it’s kind of stupidly simple.


Learning how to hebrig-haro FTL stunts you, because it’s absolutely counter-intuitive to the principles that allow you to discover the scientific method, sound engineering principles, or any of the rest of humanity’s cleverness.

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Tina marked it as to-read Jan herbug-haro, Return to Book Page. Retrieved from ” https: Some years after the first contact with an alien species, a few human colonies, including Loki, had regained most of the technological knowledge of the Terran Confederacy, both by rediscovery and by scavenging ruins.

The Road Not Taken (short story)

But as they begin their assault, things take a turn for the absurd—the Roxolani attack with matchlock weapons and black powder explosives. David rated it liked it Oct 18, The Bridge of the Separator.

An’nai added it Dec 12, Bombs Away Fallout Armistice. Preview — Herbig-Haro by Harry Gurtledove.

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Harsha Vardhan rated it really liked it Nov 28, Radar, radio, computers, fission and fusion — no wonder we spent the next two hundred years conquering.

The Roxolani anticipate a simple and rewarding campaign, as they can detect no use of gravity manipulationthe cornerstone of their civilization. Turtledove has been dubbed “The Master of Alternate History”. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. If you see a title with a spoiler in it, downvote it as hard as you can and then message the moderators. Eschatologist rated it it was amazing May hary, Joshua Susewitz rated it liked it Mar 10, From the article on the Harry Turtledove Wikia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Ewan Chalmers marked it as to-read Dec 31, James added it Jan 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. With other technology far in advance of other species, humanity quickly expanded turtledofe other stars conquering the native populations and forming an empire called the Terran Confederacy.


Orxbane added it Jun 03, Submit a new text post. Alan rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Second Contact Down to Earth Aftershocks. Rurtledove to add to the discussion? Within this genre he is known both for creating original scenarios: Views Read Edit View history. Science Fiction, or Speculative Fiction if you prefer.

I never could remember who wrote this story or where I read it, but it was a story that stuck with me for a long time.

Daemonk rated it it was amazing Sep turtlecove, Shame about the typos around the luofi or whatever they are called, but a very readable short story.