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The stories are linked, and some of them extended, by a framing story titled "Ghost". This story recounts Shaeffer's reunion with a ghostwriter whom Shaeffer had used to write about his adventures at the neutron star and at the core, Ander Smittarasheed. Ander, working for ARM agent Sigmund Ausfaller, has come to question him about his dealings with Pierson's Puppeteers, General Products and Carlos Wu, as well as what happened to Wu and ARM agent Feather Filip. Wu, Shaeffer and Sharrol Janss and their children, Tanya and Louis Wu, had secretly emigrated from Earth to the planet Fafnir to escape the control of Earth's United Nations government and the ARM.

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The stories are linked, and some of them extended, by a framing story titled "Ghost". This story recounts Shaeffer's reunion with a ghostwriter whom Shaeffer had used to write about his adventures at the neutron star and at the core, Ander Anders Smittarasheed. Ander, Anders, working for ARM agent Sigmund Ausfaller, has come to question him about his dealings with Pierson's Puppeteers, General Products and Carlos Wu, as well as what happened to Wu and ARM agent Feather Filip. Wu, Shaeffer and Sharrol Janss and their children, Tanya and Louis Wu, had secretly emigrated from Earth to the planet Fafnir to escape the control of Earth's United Nations government and the ARM.



* FramingDevice: "Ghost" is an external story that serves the purpose of connect six short stories into one.

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* FramingDevice: "Ghost" is an external story that serves the purpose of connect connecting six short stories into one.


''Crashlander'' is a 1994 fix-up novel written by Creator/LarryNiven. This novel takes place in the setting ''Literature/KnownSpace''. On an interesting side not, the title is used in-universe to refer to humans born on the planet We Made It.

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''Crashlander'' is a 1994 fix-up novel written by Creator/LarryNiven. This novel takes place in the setting ''Literature/KnownSpace''. On an interesting side not, note, the title is used in-universe to refer to humans born on the planet We Made It.



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* FramingDevice: "Ghost" is an external story that serves the purpose of connect six short stories into one.
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Beowulf Shaeffer didn't want to be a hero, but he found himself being put in extraordinary circumstances anyway.
* PatchworkStory: Larry Niven's "novels" ''Flatlander'' and ''Crashlander'' are actually his Gil "The Arm" Hamilton stories and Beowulf Schaeffer stories (respectively) collected together and given an external story to fit into.

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''Crashlander'' is a 1994 fix-up novel written by Creator/LarryNiven. This novel takes place in the setting ''Literature/KnownSpace''. On an interesting side not, the title is used in-universe to refer to humans born on the planet We Made It.

The novel ''Crashlander'' combines the short stories featuring the space pilot Beowulf Shaeffer "Neutron Star" (1966), "At the Core" (1966), "Flatlander" (1967), "Grendel" (1968), "The Borderland of Sol" (1975), and "Procrustes" (1993).

The stories are linked, and some of them extended, by a framing story titled "Ghost". This story recounts Shaeffer's reunion with a ghostwriter whom Shaeffer had used to write about his adventures at the neutron star and at the core, Ander Smittarasheed. Ander, working for ARM agent Sigmund Ausfaller, has come to question him about his dealings with Pierson's Puppeteers, General Products and Carlos Wu, as well as what happened to Wu and ARM agent Feather Filip. Wu, Shaeffer and Sharrol Janss and their children, Tanya and Louis Wu, had secretly emigrated from Earth to the planet Fafnir to escape the control of Earth's United Nations government and the ARM.

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