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Wunder Wars Story by Hal Colebatch published in Man-Kzin Wars X (2003).

After the last of the Kzinti forces on Wunderland surrendered, Raargh-Hero escaped the cities, taking with him the last surviving member of Chuut-Ritt's family, a kit named Vaemar.

Since then, Raargh and Vaemar have been living in the wildlands, hunting their own prey and doing an odd job or two for neighbouring farmers. But with the political situation on Wunderland finally stabilising, Vaemar is in danger of becoming a political tool to lead the Kzin on Wunderland to victory again. Raargh takes him to visit Professor Rykermann - now turned politician - for his advice. Unfortunately Vaemar and Raargh are captured en route by a group of humans loyal to the memories of Chuut-Ritt.

This story also reunites Professor Rykermann with Dimity from the first story "One War for Wunderland".

Other Wunder War stories:

The Children's Hour (1991) - Jerry Pournelle and S. M. Stirling
The Trojan Cat (1994)- Gregory Benford & Mark O. Martin
His Sergeant's Honor (2002) - Hal Colebatch
One War for Wunderland (2003) - Hal Colebatch
The Corporal in the Caves (2003) - Hal Colebatch
Three at Table (2005) - Hal Colebatch
Grossgeister Swamp (2005) - Hal Colebatch
Catspaws (2005) - Hal Colebatch
Pick of the Litter (2012) - Charles E. Gannon
Tomcat Tactics (2012) - Charles E. Gannon