Achilles' Choice Author:Larry Niven, Steven Barnes The gods of Olympus offered a fateful choice to the warrior, Achilles--a short, glorious life, or a long, dull one.
Achilles chose glory.
This is the story of the Eleventh Olympiad in the late 21st century--a contest not only for glory but for survival--and of the woman who dared to compete for the highest stakes of all.
The future of humanity.
the future of olmpics where corporations sent people as well as countries. Athletes have surgery to enhance performance but lead to early death. A small group of people control the planet. So not much has changed!