Trying to identify a story where an explorer/academian lands on a primitive world and the native witch doctor destroys the shuttle, preventing the explorer from returning to his mothership. He ends up traveling to polar area to regain contact with mothership.

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    Hi there! Could you provide us a bit more info? For instance, what kind of story is that - short story, full-fledged novel? When did you read it? Was it in English, was it a tranlsation? – Jenayah Oct 10 '18 at 22:03
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    Not much to go on. The Flying Sorcerors by Niven and Gerrold? scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/182785/… – Organic Marble Oct 10 '18 at 22:10
  • Gotta be them Flying Sorcerors. Does the color purple mean anything to you? – Dosco Jones Oct 11 '18 at 9:59

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