By Larry Niven
Jaybee Corbell aroused from sleep after greater than two hundred years as a corpsicle -- in anyone else's physique, and lower than sentence of rapid annihilation if he made a flawed movement whereas they have been education him for a one-way project to the stars.
But Corbell picked his time and made his personal flow. as soon as he used to be outbound, the place the Society that governed Earth couldn't succeed in him, he headed his starship towards the galactic center, the place the incredible energies of the Universe wrenched the cloth of time and area and promised ultimate get away from his captors.
Then he lower back to an Earth eons older than the only he'd left...a planet that had had 3,000,000 years to improve perils he had by no means dreamed of -- perils that turned nightmares that he needed to escape...somehow!
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