By Alan Burt Akers
For a quick yet amazing second it appeared as though Dray Prescot used to be at the highway to victory, for he was once aboard a Vallian send certain for domestic with the key of Vallia's enemies in his ownership. yet Dray, the Earthman despatched to the planet Kregen of the double-star Antares in Scorpio, had now not fulfilled the challenge of the unseen superstar Lords, and until eventually he did there can be no break out from peril!
And peril got here, within the type of hideous sea raiders, within the sharp edges of the dueling blades of a swordsman enemy, and within the horrid rites of the underground cult of the Silver Leem.
Dray Prescot's saga has been aclaimed because the most sensible planetary experience sequence given that Burroughs stopped writing approximately Barsoom, and a legion of dedicated readers will locate that Avenger of Antares holds excessive the normal.
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