Sequence of author: Man-kzin wars(№3)
The Man-Kzin Wars 03
S M Stirling
Space science fiction
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Larry Niven The Man-Kzin Wars 03 MADNESS HAS ITS PLACE Larry Niven Chapter I A lucky few of us know the good days before they're gone. I remember my eighties. My job kept me in shape, and gave me enough variety to keep my mind occupied. My love life was imperfect but interesting. Modern medicine makes the old fairy tales look insipid; I almost never worried about my health. Those were the good days, and I knew them. I could remember worse. I can remember when my memory was better too. That's what this file is for. I keep it updated for that reason, and also to maintain my sense of purpose. The Monobloc had been a singles bar since the 2320’s. In the `30s I'd been a regular. I'd found Charlotte there. We held our wedding reception at the Monobloc, then dropped out for twenty-eight years. My first marriage, hers too, both in our forties. After the children grew up and moved away, after Charlotte left me...