The Universe is not a nice neighborhood, and the neighbors may be downright hostile—but you can't keep a good human down! A master of science fiction adventure looks at what happens when powerful aliens meet puny humans, with results ranging from chilling to utterly hilarious.
Getting along in the Universe can be pretty tricky, but those monkey-boys and girls from Earth can get pretty tricky themselves when the situation requires it. And if you bet on the side of the mighty alien armadas that have conquered half the galaxy, you're just liable to end up on the losing side, because you too have overlooked
THE HUMAN EDGE
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