Juggler of Worlds
Title: Juggler of Worlds
Author: Larry Niven; Edward M. Lerner
Two hundred years before the Ringworld is discovered, covert agent Sigmund Ausfaller meets his match while dealing with the Puppeteer, Nessus.
In a tale set two centuries before the discovery of the Ringworld, covert agent Sigmund Ausfaller protects humanity by exposing dangerous plots, but meets his match in the Puppeteer’s representative, Nessus, who schemes with the planet’s adversaries and traitors.