Walker's got a problem. A human salesman on an alien world, he's got software to sell. But he doesn't understand the language or the culture, and he's running out of resources. Sometimes survival means understanding the difference between what's most valuable and what's most important. Translated into 7 languages, "Tk'Tk'Tk" won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 2006.
"Tk'Tk'Tk," a short story, is also available as part of Space Magic, an award-winning collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by David D. Levine.