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Known Space is the setting for many of the scienc fiction novels of author Larry Niven, covering humanities future interacting with alien races and spreading across the stars over the next thousand years.

Connections TO Known Space

  • DC Universe A Pierson's Puppeteer is shown as a member of the Green Lantern Corps in the graphic novel Ganthet's Tale, a story written by Niven.
  • Doctor Who In the Doctor Who novel Invasion of the Cat-People, the Doctor lists a number of feline aliens races that inhabit the galaxy, including the Kzinti.
  • Marvel Universe A Pierson's Puppeteer, one of the more prominent species of Known Space, is present at a state ball held by the alien Shi'ar Empress Lilandra in X-Men #125 (September 1979). N'rill'iree of the Shi'ar Imperial Guard, introduced in Uncanny X-Men #155 (March 1982), is a member of the Kzinti, another prominent Known Space species.
  • Popeye Popeye is present in the same scene as the Puppeteer attending Lilandra's ball.
  • Star Trek The Slaver Weapon, an episode of Star Trek: The Animated Series, was adapted by Niven from his Known Space short story The Soft Weapon, and features the Kzinti taking on the Enterprise crew.
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