Convergence of the Old Mind, The

2002-07Draco Tavern Short StoryAnalog, July/August 2002
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Draco Tavern, The
Rick Schumann Draco Tavern
a new meaning to the phrase "gathering one's thoughts."

First appeared in Analog, July/August 2002. A race called the Gray Mourners are preparing for a journey to the Orion Nebula to speak to the oldest intelligence in the universe. They want a human to accompany them.