Ringworld - Chapter 5, Rosette Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, Rosette Summary

Hyperspace can only be accessed away from large masses in space, which create singularities in hyperspace where ships disappear. Once the Long Shot is outside the singularity created by the solar system, Louis takes it into hyperspace, headed toward the coordinates of the puppeteer migration. The ship is transparent, but Louis does not want to look down into hyperspace. What's called the Blind Spot drives people mad. Louis finds driving the fast ship tiring, but quickly he's out of known space. He drops out of hyperspace to see the unknown stars and exercise his muscles. In his solitude, he thinks about Teela. He's sorry to have brought her. She's beautiful and a wonderful lover, but she doesn't understand pain and fear. She's somehow undeveloped.

When the ship arrives in the vicinity of the puppeteer migration, Louis wakes Nessus, who navigates them...

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