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“In science fiction there’s solely a handful of books that stretch the thoughts—and that is one in every of them.”—Arthur C. Clarke
 
In a shifting story of sacrifice and triumph, human scientists set up a relationship with clever lifeforms—the cheela—residing on Dragon’s Egg, a neutron star the place one Earth hour is equal to a whole bunch of their years. The cheela culturally evolve from savagery to the invention of science, and for a quick time, males are their diligent lecturers.
 
Reward for Dragon’s Egg
 
“Bob Ahead writes within the custom of Hal Clement’s Mission of Gravity and carries it a large step (how else?) ahead.”—Isaac Asimov
 
Dragon’s Egg is great. I couldn’t have written it; it required an excessive amount of actual physics.”—Larry Niven
 
“That is one for the true science-fiction fan.”—Frank Herbert
 
“Robert L. Ahead tells story and asks a profound query. If we run right into a race of creatures who dwell 100 years whereas we dwell an hour, what can they are saying to us or we to them?”—Freeman J. Dyson
 
“Ahead has impeccable scientific credentials, and . . . large, unique, speculative concepts.”The Washington Submit