Descent of Anansi, The  (#136) 

1982-10Dream Park NovelTor, 1982 (paper)

0-812-51292-8Larry Niven and Steven Barnes

British: Orbit (Futura, Macdonald & co.), 1984 Collaboration, co-written with Steven Barnes
segment appeared in Analog, October 1982


This story is about the rescue of a Space Shuttle, the Anansi, that is hijacked in orbit by terrorists intent on stealing its precious cargo.

Brief references are made in this story to Dream Park and it is presumed that both are written in the same universe, however this story is solely set in space.