Don’t forget the sequel “Herbig-Haro” “Herbig-Haro” is a short story by Harry Turtledove, published under his pen name Eric Iverson. HERBIG-HARO ERIC G. IVERSON (HARRY TURTLEDOVE) Like all the ships Loki flew. Erasmus Chang’s scout Praise of Folly was too old. She went into or out. “The Road Not Taken” is a short story by Harry Turtledove, set in , in which he presents a fictitious account of a first encounter between humanity and an alien race, the Roxolani. “Herbig-Haro” is another short story by Turtledove, which is the sequel to this.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. AD it encountered an alien species on the other side of the Orion Nebula which had also taken “the road less traveled”.

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Lists with This Book. Harfy Harry Norman Turtledove is an American novelist, who has produced a sizeable number of works in several genres including alternate history, historical fiction, fantasy and science fiction. Varun added it Aug 03, With other technology far in advance of other species, humanity quickly expanded to other stars conquering the native populations and forming an empire called the Hfrbig-haro Confederacy.

It supposes that FTL travel is actually easy but we’ve missed it, and other races found it and went traveling, eventually reaching Earth eyeofmidas. Llama Glama rated it it was amazing Aug 31, Carrie marked it as to-read Sep 18, Second Contact Down to Earth Aftershocks.


During a routine journey of conquest, they happen upon Earth.

Title: Herbig-Haro

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Vikarti rated it liked it Nov 06, It became impossible to administer and so collapsed. The story is told through limited third person point of view, with most of the story concerning a single Roxolani captain, Togram.

Other books in the series. Sherry marked it as to-read Jun 06, hzrry What’s that race that flew bronze ships because they couldn’t smelt iron? Zince marked it as to-read Oct 31, Tina marked it as to-read Jan 16, And every species we know that reached what the old Terrans would have called a seventeenth-century technological level did what was needed — except us.

American Front Walk in Hell Breakthroughs. Amy rated it liked it Dec 10, While set in the same universe as “The Road Not Taken”, it has not been reprinted. Sequel to “The Road Not Taken”. If that sort of thing actually works it really does seem to be one of those things that someone should’ve noticed at some point in the past, with no moving parts and just microwaves it’s tuurtledove of stupidly simple.

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Log in or sign up in seconds. A few are captured alive. Herbig-Haro Roxalani by Harry Turtledove.


This short story contains ideas which were later more developed in the Worldwar seriesin which the invading aliens have an initial technological edge that is soon surpassed by human ingenuity and innovation. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Maybe not so silly though. Plot summary [ edit ] The story is told through limited third person point of view, with most of the story concerning a single Roxolani captain, Togram. David rated it liked it Oct 18, Refresh and try again.


I never could remember who wrote this story or where I read it, but it was a story that stuck with me for a long time. Urth Lin rated it really liked it Jul 16, Ultimately the whole thing is a cone shape section of metal that resonates with the microwaves are injected into it. Pataz rated it it was ok Aug 05, James added it Jan 27, Boo rated it liked it. John rated it it was ok Aug 26,