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Phssthpok is a protector stage Pak. Bereft of bloodline in a war on the Pak homeworld, Phssthpok migrate to the Pak Library in hoping of finding a reason that would allow him to stave off starvation.

Phssthpok discovers records of a Pak colony to the arm of the galaxy, and its probable failure. He works out that the soil of Earth lacks thallium oxide, and mounts a rescue mission aboard a ramship and spends the majority of the next 20,000 Earth years traveling to the target system of the colony (Sol System.)[1] He arrives in 2125.


  1. Protector (novel)

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