The interplanetary name for what humans call planet Earth. Ai’s home planet.
Terra Term Timeline in The Left Hand of Darkness
The timeline below shows where the term Terra appears in The Left Hand of Darkness. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Age, but have had no true Industrial Revolution. Gethen has developed much more slowly than Terra, but in its steady development it has avoided environmental or societal disaster. Ai suspects that... (full context)
...because of innate or learned differences. Estraven senses “equality is not the general rule” in Terran society. Ai reveals he has begun to forget what women are like after two years... (full context)