By Alan Burt Akers
For a quick yet excellent second it appeared as though Dray Prescot was once at the street to victory, for he used to be aboard a Vallian send sure 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 big name Lords, and till he did there should be no get away from peril!
And peril got here, within the kind 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 top planetary event sequence due to the fact 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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Avenger of Antares (Dray Prescot, Book 10; Havilfar Cycle, Book 5) by Alan Burt Akers