The Dramaturges of Yan Author:John Brunner A dramaturge is an artist in dramatic presentation . . . and whoever had built the prehistoric artifacts on Yan had known the art of dramaturgy well. Studying these astonishing objects has the sole reason for the tiny human colony there. The humanoid natives did not seem to care. — It was not until the galaxy's greatest dramaturge, Chart, and his... more » theatrical company arrived with the intent of putting on one of his spectacular planet-wide celestial shows that the Yanfolk stirred from their indifference.
And suddenly it became a matter of desperate urgency to determine fast what the ancient artifacts meant--and which was the real drama being played on Yan--the act in the sky or the crisis growing on the surface.« less