By Larry Niven
Large and delicate, the line used to be seared into planet Destiny's rocky floor by means of the fusion force of the powered touchdown craft, Cavorite. The Cavorite abandoned the unique interstellar colonists, stranding them with out desire of contacting Earth.
Now, descendants of these pioneers have many questions about the line, yet no settler who has long past down it has ever lower back. For Jemmy Bloocher, a tender farm boy, the questions burn too hot--and he units out to discover the various mysteries of Destiny's Road.
Uploader note: no longer precisely a continuation of the Heorot sequence, yet situated within the similar universe; occasions from the 1st novels are in short pointed out.