War of the Wing-Men - Poul Anderson N/A

Also known as The Man Who Counts.

When three Terrans – a space pilot, a planetary queen and an obese tycoon – crash landed on Diomedes, they realized that their chances of survival were slim. The native food was poisonious to humans and they had only six weeks' worth of supplies left. With that they would never cross the thousands of miles between them and the one Terran outpost.

They had only one hope left – to enlist the aid of the wing-men, the barbarous inhabitants of Diomedes. But they were hardly interested in the lives of three miserable humans. Unless strong persuasion could be found!

Category: Science Fiction

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Release date 1958
Details updated August 22, 2022

The Polesotechnic League :: Series

Series contains 6 total works.

After the first initial burst of exploration for national glory and for the pure joy of exhilaration, Mankind found trading to be a truly excellent reason to travel from star to star hoping to make a discovery that would make an amazing financial killing. And if, along the way, you could do some good, well all the better... The Polesotechnic League stories cover that initial explosion of Technic civilisation up until its replacement by the Terran empire.

Main series Technic History

War of the Wing-Men N/A
Trader to the Stars N/A
The Trouble Twisters N/A
Satan's World N/A
Mirkheim 7.00   1
The Earth Book of Stormgate N/A