a native or inhabitant of Earth
‘Terran,’ cried the brain-woman. We have heard your plans. If it were not for that gentle emotion that has been instilled in us by these two Terran lovers, you would be worse than dead. Let me see the plaything in your hand, the toy of your feeble brain. Try its potency. Demonstrate the wizardry of your science. See! I have no weapon. I look and speak. That is all.’
He broke off as Dic gave a murderous oath, and snatched a weapon from his belt. Instantly, the lithe young Terran hurled himself at the Procyonan, and together they crashed to the ground.
Both Martians and Terrans have been given a slanderous but logical account of your actions and will probably shoot you on sight.
If the Terran were less clumsy, he might well be more difficult for Kregar.
Through the windows of his office, Reinhart could see endless buildings and streets, Terrans hurrying back and forth.
It was amazing, how many Terrans still thought of Darkover as a feudal or barbarian planet.
The personalities of Vulcans and Terrans are not normally compatible.
The Hainish call it materialism, and the Terrans call it mysticism.
Shortly after he had assumed the position as chief liaison man between the Terrans and his own people, he had come to live in a house near the edge of the Terran Zone.
She passed her associate coordinator, Harry, who didn’t seem to notice her. A muscular and dark-hued terran.
Neither Gary Whitta nor any other Terran…has any way of knowing whether a given piece of Klingon music is or isn’t ‘out of tune.’
It was precisely the Terrans who showed an intense interest in Mars who were the most troubling to contemplate: certain metanat executives whose corporations had invested heavily in Martian terraformation; also certain national representatives from heavily populated countries, who would no doubt be very happy to have a place to send large numbers of their people.
A couple of skinny pigs closed in on the refuse after the Terrans went by, snapping at a local who kicked at one of them.
Richard Tooker, in Amazing
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