Limits (collection)

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Limits is a collection of short stories and essays by science fiction author Larry Niven, originally published in 1985.

  • "The Lion in his Attic" - Seventy-six years after Atlantis drowned, a sorceress and a prince learn to their dismay that not all lions eat red meat.
  • "Spirals"
  • "A Teardrop Falls" - In his youth, Hilary Gage had fought men and studied the ravages of Berserkers. As a machine, he terraformed planets and lay in wait . . . .
  • "Talisman"
  • "Flare Time"
  • "The Locusts"
  • "Yet Another Modest Proposal" At last, a solution to the problem of radioactive wastes that costs nothing and yields an immodest profit.
  • "More Tales from Draco Tavern"
  • "Limits" - Two aliens fascinated by man's fondness for defining boundaries decide to make sure he doesn't get out of the habit.