The Downstairs Room Author:Kate Wilhelm What Happens When...? — An all-powerful killing machine is equipped with a human brain on the brink of madness? — A group of apes are injected with human intelligence and build their own strange empire? — A child with an other-worldly intellect is locked in mortal combat with his down-to-earth father? — A hand-picked space team convenes at a countdo... more »wn that can mean the start of a new era-or the end of mankind?