Teardrop Falls, A (#139)

1983-06Berserker Short StoryOmni, June 1983

Berserker Base, novel by Fred Saberhagen, Tor 1985;
Playgrounds of the Mind
Best of Larry Niven, The
Hilary Gage Set in Fred Saberhagen's berserker universe

Written for Fred Saberhagen's "Berserker" universe and first published in Omni, June 1983. A computer intelligence calling itself Gage is the sole guardian of the planet Harvest, the subject of a terraforming experiment. When Gage detects a deadly Berserker machine intelligence headed his way, bent on destroying all life, he prepares for the worst...