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Man-Kzin Wars V Short story by Thomas T. Thomas, published in Man-Kzin Wars V (1992).

The four crewmen of the Callisto are suffering from an acute case of cabin fever when the deep radar provides welcome relief from boredom: a Slaver stasis box. After crashlanding on the tree-covered world of Beanstalk, the crew set out to find the Slaver box before the Kzin detect it too. Unfortunately their efforts are somewhat hampered by a Bandersnatchi crushing their spaceship....

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