Not Long before the End

  • Author Larry Niven
  • Narrator Bronson Pinchot
  • Publisher Blackstone Publishing
  • Run Time 29 minutes
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Science fiction.

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What to expect

Nominated for both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award, this short story introduces the Warlock, who discovers to his horror that the world’s mana, the fuel that makes magic work, is rapidly dwindling. The news spells doom for magic-based society. Unfortunately, no secret that powerful can stay hidden for long.

Critics Review

  • “Larry Niven is the past and future master of the strange and wonderful.”

    Greg Bear, New York Times bestselling author

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