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Published by TOR in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLarry Niven, Jerry Pournelle & Steven Barnes.
ContributionsPournelle, Jerry, 1933-, Barnes, Steven.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3564.I9 B46 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p. :
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL791043M
ISBN 100312855222
LC Control Number95023537


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Some twenty years have passed since the passengers and crew of the starship Geographic established a colony on the hostile alien world of Avalon. The book opens with the colonists learning how to live without the sharp and nimble minds they all once had. pages. Beowulf's Children: Beowulf's Children is a sequel to The Legacy of Heorot.

The book was published in the United Kingdom as The Dragons of Heorot in The novel concerns the actions and fate of the second generation of Seller Rating: % positive. Sequel to The Legacy of Heorot (), in which heroic colonists from Earth battled supercharged alien dinosaurs known as ``grendels.'' On planet Avalon, the children of the original colonists are growing up fast.

Now masters of the small island Camelot, they're eager to test their mettle against the unknown mainland, where grendels are still plentiful and other dangers undoubtedly lurk.

In time, Hygelac is killed in a war against the Shylfings, and, after Hygelac’s son dies, Beowulf ascends to the throne of the Geats. He rules wisely for fifty years, bringing prosperity to Geatland. When Beowulf is an old man, however, a thief disturbs a barrow, or mound, where a great dragon lies guarding a horde of treasure.

Enraged, the Author: Tom Shippey. Beowulf (/ ˈ b eɪ ə w ʊ l f /; Old English: Bēowulf [ˈbeːowulf]) is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3, alliterative is one of the most important works of Old English date of composition is a matter of contention among scholars; the only certain dating pertains to the manuscript, which was produced between and Language: West Saxon dialect of Old English.

A powerhouse trio of science fiction greats has united to further explore the planet Avalon, first introduced in their classic novel The Legacy of Heorot."Once upon a long, long time ago, our parents and grandparents left a place called Earth.

The. Hrethel has four children: three sons and Beowulf's mother. His oldest son, Hygelac, follows him as king. Hygelac is king of the Geats during Beowulf's time, and Beowulf's uncle. This is also called Beowulf's Children, and deals with what happens to a future generation on the planet Heorot.

They have some knowledge of what goes on around the planet now, of course, but they still have to deal with it, and keep trying to forge ahead and create a civilisation. Not as interesting as the first book/5(6). Beowulf's Children (Book): Niven, Larry: ""Once upon a long, long time ago, our parents and grandparents left a place called Earth.

They traveled across the stars in a ship called Geographic to find paradise."" "Camelot is an island paradise for some perhaps, but not for us. There dwell monsters. These huge hulking inhabitants, called Grendels, bring only death and destruction to humankind.".

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The present work is a modest effort to reproduce approximately, in modern measures, the venerable epic, Beowulf. Approximately, I repeat; for a very close reproduction of Anglo-Saxon verse would, to a large extent, be prose to a modern ear.

The Heyne-Socin text and glossary have been closely followed. Occasionally a deviation has been made, but always for what seemed good and sufficient reason. Beowulf's Grammar is designed to engage learners instead of bore them.

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