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By Vernor Vinge

Thousands of years as a result, many races inhabit a universe the place a mind's strength is dependent upon its place in area - from superintelligent entities within the go beyond, to the constrained minds of the Unthinking Depths, the place in basic terms basic creatures and expertise can functionality. no one is familiar with what unusual strength partitioned area into those 'zones of thought', but if the warring Straumli realm use an old Transcendent artefact as a weapon, they unwittingly unharness an amazing energy that destroys millions of worlds and enslaves all typical and synthetic intelligence.
Fleeing the probability, a relatives of scientists, together with little ones, are taken captive through the Tines - an alien race with a harsh medieval tradition - and used as pawns in a ruthless energy fight. A rescue social gathering, now not solely composed of people, needs to loose the youngsters - and retrieve a mystery that can store the remainder of interstellar civilization.

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