Wednesday, 2 April 2014
Inconstant Star: Conclusion
Another brilliant military maneuver by Robert Saxtorph destroys a kzinti spaceship and all its occupants but Weoch-Captain's dying act deprives the Saxtorphs of the mini-black hole.
I was right about Tyra Nordbo's brother being a traitor but that was obvious. Tyra's father, Peter, has become the Saxtorph's partner so can be expected to re-appear in Anderson's third Man-Kzin Wars story, "Pele."
Ryan the Hawaiian refers to Pele and google discloses that Pele is the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes.
A character in "The Asteroid Queen" by JE Pournelle and SM Stirling is called Matthieson and a street in "Inconstant Star" by Poul Anderson is called Mattiesonstrasse. It is clear that some interconnections are to be fully understood only by reading the entire sub-series although my present purpose is to continue reading works by Anderson.