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  • FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF PULP SCIENCE FICTION. From the Golden Age of pulp Science Fiction magazines come nine stories written by legendary author Poul Anderson. These tales come from Anderson’s early years and show the detail and richness of charact...


  • The way we feel about another person, or about objects, is often bound up in associations that have no direct connection with the person or object at all. Often, what we call a "change of heart" comes about sheerly from a change in the many associati...


  • The Valgolia rule the Galaxy. But they're fomenting revolt throughout their own empire. Their hope is to unite all of their subjects by giving them a common enemy. But the trick is finding a way not to be destroyed by the rebellion in the process....


  • How rarely science-fiction writers succeed in creating a wholly alien culture may be judged from any adequate study of an earthly culture of a time or place which does not form part of our direct heritage. S.F's aliens may have pseudopods or supersde...


  • What can a precious pre-Renaissance manuscript, a 600-year-old treatise on witchcraft and black magic, have to do with the violent death of a quiet, friendly young teacher of history at the University of California? This is the question that Robert K...


  • A spaceship engineer held captive by would-be revolutionaries plots a daring escape in a rocket constructed of odds and ends and powered by beer in this hilarious romp from a master of golden-age speculative fiction The last thing the crew of the Mer...







  • Anderson is probably best known for adventure stories in which larger-than-life characters succeed gleefully or fail heroically. His characters were nonetheless thoughtful, often introspective, and well developed. His plot lines frequently involved t...


  • Bold and ruthless, he was famed throughout the System as a big-game hunter. From the firedrakes of Mercury to the ice-crawlers of Pluto, he'd slain them all. But his trophy-room lacked one item; and now Riordan swore he'd bag the forbidden game that ...


  • The way we feel about another person, or about objects, is often bound up in associations that have no direct connection with the person or object at all. Often, what we call a "change of heart" comes about sheerly from a change in the many associati...


  • Poul Anderson (1926 - 2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, histo...


  • Armchair Fiction features the best in classic science fiction short story collections. "Masters of Science Fiction, Vol. Nine" features the works of an author who is truly heralded as one of the greatest science fiction authors of all time, Poul Ande...


  • Armchair Fiction presents extra large editions of classic science fiction double novels. The first novel is “Sargasso of Lost Starships” by one of the most heralded sci-fi authors of all time, Poul Anderson. The Terrans wanted Basil Donovan for a...



  • Armchair Fiction presents extra large editions of classic science fiction double novels. The first novel is tale of Earth in the far-off future, “Swordsman of Lost Terra” by science fiction great, Poul Anderson. It was thought to have been a plan...


  • A terrorist attack on a church in Cape Town kills twenty people. Jannie de Villiers, a well-known liver transplant surgeon avoids death, but is seriously wounded. Two weeks later while recovering at home, Jannie de Villiers is mysteriously murdered. ...


  • Two novels and four novellas collected for the first time in volume five of multiple Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning Poul Anderson’s Technic Civilization science fiction adventure epic. In the twilight of the Terran Empire, one secret agent stands r...



  • Conspiracy seems to be as much a part of our times as it was in the times of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. Hence it finds frequent reflection in all branches of fiction, including science fiction. Yet, as in life, something new has been added, t...


  • A classic Campbell-edited novelette from the Fifties, with the original cover and all four interior drawings by Kelly Freas. “Call Me Joe” is Poul Anderson at his best, with the planetary science working neatly in the background to support a grip...


  • The effect of the Change was actually rather small-but great enough to make foxes open locked doors, turn a moron into a super-moron, and give Earth a galaxy while its own system fell to pieces under it Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926-July 3...


  • A KNIGHT WITHOUT ARMOR IN A SAVAGE GALAXY Captain Dominic Flandry has been knighted for his many services to the Terran Empire--an Empire which is old, jaded, and corrupt, as Flandry well knows. And while that Sir before his name may be an added att...



  • This is the third book in a multi-volume series will include the very best of the short works by Poul Anderson, including all of his Hugo and Nebula nominated and winning short stories.This volume includes three of Anderson's Hugo and Nebula award-wi...



  • No longer a brash, young ensign, Captain Dominic Flandry has risen in rank, but now appreciates fully that the Terran empire is old and tired, wanting to be left in peace. But the enemies it has made and the competing empire of Merseia will give it n...


  • Now was Eben Holbrook’s chance to play hero—and win his lady love.Eben Holbrook was not much of a spaceman; he was just a simple nucleonics engineer, not even close to being a scientist. Yet a rare burst of inspiration on his part was what saved ...






  • Dominic Flandry is the central character in the second half of Poul Anderson's "Technic History" series. He first appeared in 1951. The space opera series is set in the thirty-first century, during the waning days of the Terran Empire. Flandry is a d...


  • Nicholas van Rijn, the most flamboyant member of the Polesotechnic League of star traders, could see dark times ahead. Fellow league members were using tactics verging on outright piracy, and others were all too eager to sell starships and high-tech ...


  • Three stories by Science Fiction Grand Master, Poul Anderson. EARTHMAN BEWARE! What if you were an alien child orphaned on earth. You look human enough to masquerade as human, but what if your mind was vastly different? Different in more ways than yo...


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  • The Polesotechnic League of star traders was prospering, and Nicholas Van Rijn, its most flamboyant member, was prospering most of all. But not all League members played fair when trading, nor did some of the non-human races of the galaxy object to d...


  • When the human race spread out among the stars, they took the profit motive with them, and none exemplified that fact better than Nicholas Van Rijn, interstellar trader and capitalist extraordinaire. He might look like Falstaff and talk in a steady s...


  • Fleet Captain Joshua Coffin leads a cast of characters fleeing an unforgiving and unyielding Earth, to settle a colony around a far-away star. But just as they are reaching 'the point of no return,' they receive a short message from Earth indicating ...



  • From the aftermath of World War III to a world inherited by robots, where humans are unwelcome . . . from a handful of human survivors on a starship desperately searching for other ships carrying survivors of the destruction of the entire Earth by an...


  • in The Enchanter Completed

    For seven decades, L. Sprague de Camp was a giant in both science fiction and fantasy, renowned for his fast-moving action-adventure tales with a strong humorous element. Now, Hugo-winner and best-selling author Harry Turtledove has gathered together...



  • On the uncharted planet Jonna lies the archaeological find of a lifetime. An immense artifact left behind by the mysterious race known as the Forerunners, who predate all the known cultures in the seafaring galaxy and had long vanished before any int...


  • More than just a collection of some of Poul Anderson's most acclaimed works, Going for Infinity is both a celebration and a memoir of Anderson's distinguished sixty-year career in science fiction and fantasy. Alongside several Hugo and Nebula Award-w...


  • Blending characters historical and mythological, science fiction and fantasy grandmaster Poul Anderson has crafted a novel of magic, mystery and the might of ancient nations to rival Marian Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon.In the tenth century, d...


  • Artificial intelligence has been developed to a point where human intelligence can be uploaded into a computer, achieving a sort of hybrid immortality. Astronaut Christian Brannock welcomes this technology, technology that will make it possible for h...


  • Poul Anderson, recently the winner of the Nebula's Grandmaster Award for lifetime achievement, returns to the world of his acclaimed novel Operation Chaos with the tale of one family's mission to the moon. Ginny Greylock and Steven Matuchek are partn...


  • Alexander Jones, a representative of the Interbeing League for the teddy-bear like Hoka species, finds his assignment challenging when the human-emulating Hokas are unable to discern Earth fact from fiction. Original....


  • When evidence of an advanced civilization is discovered by SETT astronomers, an expedition into the far reaches of the galaxy is planned and an eclectic team of scientists is chosen to make the trip. But because the origin of the alien signals is tho...



  • The story of the great King Hadding is one of the darkest and most violent to come down to us from the old North. Hadding was raised by giants far from his rightful throne, as his father, a Danish king, was slain shortly after Hadding's birth. But th...






  • In Fleet of Stars, Poul Anderson brings pack the wildly colorful Anson Guthrie, his iconoclastic hero from Harvest of Stars. The staid, somber people of Earth are not only dependent on technology, they are all but ruled by machine intelligence. Suspe...


  • A rich, varied collection of quintessential science fiction stories, essays and adventures, by one of science fiction's finest authors, is accompaned by extensive notes on the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author and his work. Reprint....


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    Poul Anderson, a legend of SF, is the writer whom the mantle of Robert A. Heinlein descended upon. Anderson devoted his career to the visionary enterprise of creating science fiction set in a carefully extrapolated human society of the future in the ...


  • To save Earth from the crushing grip of totalitarianism, Kyra Davis journeys from the planet's rebel enclaves to the decadence of a lunar colony to a new world threatened by a dying star as she seeks to rescue the leader of Earth's last refuge of fre...


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    Humans and their genetically altered descendants struggle to find their place in a universe controlled by a benevolent artificial intelligence in this brilliant classic of future speculation On a far-future Earth, a linked system of artificial int...





  • Skip Wayburn, an itinerant artist working his way through the byworld subculture, teams up with Dr. Yvonne Canter in order to communicate with the alien ship that has been orbiting the Earth for three years. Reprint....


  • When the two star-faring races from which they are descended enter into war against each other, the two species who share the planet Avalon--one of humans, the other of winged creatures--must make enemies of friends. Reprint....


  • The bestselling author of such classic novels as Brain Wave and The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson won just about every award the science fiction and fantasy field has to offer. He has won multiple Hugos and Nebulas, the John W. Campbell Awar...


  • The bestselling author of such classic novels as Brain Wave and The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson won just about every award the science fiction and fantasy field has to offer. He has won multiple Hugos and Nebulas, the John W. Campbell Awa...


  • A collection of fantasy tales by the author of The Broken Sword and A Midsummer Tempest stars gods and warriors and features the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning "The Queen of Air and Darkness." Original....


  • After twenty years of travel, the first ships bearing humans arrive in the Murasaki system, where they encounter the inhabitants of Murasaki's two mysterious worlds and where they unravel the mysteries of an alien ecosystem...



  • THE GUARDIANS OF TIME Forget minor hazards such as the H-Bomb. The discovery of time travel means that everything we know, anyone we know, might not only vanish, but never even have existed. Against that possibility stand the men and women of the ...





  • LARRY NIVEN'S KNOWN SPACE IS AFLAME WITH WAR! Once upon a time, in the very earliest days of interplanetary exploration, an unarmed human vessel was set upon by a warship from the planet Kzin -- home of the fiercest warriors in Known Space. This w...


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  • First you scream, and then you leap.... When humans and kzinti met, the kzinti introduced themselves with a scream-and-leap of joyous anticipation. But--surprise!--the monkey boys and girls of Planet Earth not only fought back but won! How, how coul...


  • Manse Everard is a man with a mission. As an Unattached Agent of the Time Patrol, he's to go anyplace --and anytime!--where humanity's transcendent future is threatened by the alteration of the past. This is Manse's profession, and his burden: for ho...


  • in Time Gate

    The creative geniuses of 21st-century America have made a computer breakthrough--the simulation of thinking, feeling personalities from history, from Socrates to Genghis Khan--and the results are startling...


  • Others have written SF on the theme of immortality, but in The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson made it his own. Early in human history, certain individuals were born who live on, unaging, undying, through the centuries and millenia. We follow ...

















  • The benevolent, paternalistic World State regarded the freedom-minded Jeffersonians as a minor embarrassment whose violent elimination would cause more disruption than their demise would merit. So both sides were happy when the chance came for volunt...




  • As humankind begins to explore the blackness of far space, their earthbound minds obscure the deepest secrets of the dreaming worlds encountered, but to those brave enough to remain open-minded, those secrets are unmasked...




  • After nuclear weapons ravaged the Earth, only Skyholm, a huge solar-powered station floating above Europe, remains in possession of high technology. But as Skyholm is seized by a religious faction, a young noble escapes to the ground below and joins ...


  • Saunders got up and ran, crouching low, weaving back and forth. A shot wailed past his ear. He spun around, the pistol in his hand, and snapped a return shot. There were men in black uniforms coming out of the jet. He fired again and felt a savage jo...


  • This collection of seven intriguing and illuminating episodes, ranging from the era of dinosaurs to the space age, explores the reaction of the human race to the stresses of conflict and high technology...




  • Earth had changed since the days when her proud space fleets spanned the void of Space. Now her people were packed and packaged tight on Earth, their freedoms exchanged for a promise of stability by a multi-armed autocratic government. Then one small...



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  • Thousands of years from now, after a new Ice Age has reduced our world to frozen ruins, new civilizations and cultures arise from the Ice. But as the people of tomorrow slowly uncover the lost technology of the past, they also rediscover war, conques...


  • Thousands of years from now, after a new Ice Age has reduced our world to frozen ruins, new civilizations and cultures arise from the Ice. But as the people of tomorrow slowly uncover the lost technology of the past, they also rediscover war, conques...



  • A young man from the twentieth century is recruited to fight in a war that rages throughout time in this classic science fiction adventure from a multiple Hugo and Nebula Awardwinning master. College student, ex-marine, and martial artist Malcolm Lo...


  • THE PSYCHOTECHNIC INSTITUTE Born in the radioactive ashes of World War Three the Institute for Applied Psychodynamics had guided Planet Earth to a period of plenty that for the first time fulfilled Science's promise. But it is the central irony of...






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    THE MIGHTY BARBARIAN AND A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN WARRIOR ON THE ROAD TO BLOODY CONQUEST! The cries of slaves fill the land of Stygia. A defeated people, they are held in woeful bondage by cruel taskmasters and the power of the evil reptile god Khemi. But ...





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    WAS THE DEMONIC ENTITY WHO RULED THE ISLAND TRULY SATANIC, OR MERELY A MALEVOLENT ALIEN? On an isolated island, seven people with a desperate need for money play a game conceived by an intelligence of perfect evil. The rules are simple: each playe...


  • FLANDRY IS BACK THIS IS THE CULMINATION OF THE GREATEST ADVENTURE SERIES IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION WITH A STONE IN HEAVEN POUL ANDERSON HAS BROUGHT THE CAREER OF DOMINIC FLANDRY FULL CYCLE. FROM THE BEGINNING FLANDRY HAS PIECE BY PIECE...


  • HOW THEY LOVED AND HOW THEY DIED In the waning years of the Middle Ages, before Christendom had completely scoured the world of magic, both Faery and Man lived on Europe's shores. This is the story of those last days: of the halfling children of t...



  • There is us. There are the Others. And through the shimmering gates they left for us, there are stars beyond stars: universes to be discovered on a voyage more awesome, an adventure more incredible, than anything humankind has ever dared to dream be...


  • DAW Books, 1975. Paperback, one of several printings. Includes essays by Roger Elwood. Sandra Miesel, and Patrick McGuire, plus these stories: Tomorrow's Children (1947, written with F. N. Waldrop); Epilogue (1962); The Longest Voyage (1960); Journey...


  • Earthmen and Aleriona have met in space and neither side can afford to let the other get too strong. The Aleriona have captured the human outpost, New Europe, and claim that all the inhabitants were killed. The World Federation on Earth seems committ...


  • There was Joachim, captain of the Nomad star ship Peregrine, and ruler of the Peregrine clan. There were also all the ship's officers and crew and their entire families. Bound to no world, the better part of their lives spent on the great ships, the ...


  • Ace, 1978. Mass market paperback. Cover: Michael Whelan, 2nd Ace printing (follows 1967 printing). New introduction by the author. Originally published in 1966, in Analog, as 'The Ancient Gods.' A spaceship crashes on an Earth-like planet in the thro...


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    One of the great modern works of the imagination, this book tells of the trader van. Rijn and the adventurer Falkayne; it rounds and completes the future history of the Polesotechnic League that spans four thousand years of Earth's interstellar empir...


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    A STAR EXPLODES... And a billion years later, a galaxy explodes in war. When the heavymetal ruin of Mirkheim is discovered at the edge of Known Space, the gigantic planet becomes the center of a war that is fought in all the far reaches of Earth's da...


  • Every thousand years Fire Time came to Ishtar...a time when the giant red sun Anu approached, scorching the planet and driving the barbarian hordes from the north. For once Larreka, commander of the Legions of the Gathering in the south, hoped tha...


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    Raconteur, bon vivant, troubleshooter for the decaying Terran Empire, Dominic Falndry doesn't crave further danger in the service of galactic unity.But duty calls, so it's back to the spaceways for the most elegant Special Agent is a hundred star sys...


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  • Signet, 1969. Mass market paperback, One of several printings. Paperback original collection of stories. Includes: "Brake" [Psychotechnic League] (1957); "Day of Burning" [David Falkayn] (1967); " The Sensitive Man" [Psychotechnic League] (1954); "Th...


  • Suppose every event in history had at least two causes and led to and from a separate universe in space and time. There would be an infinity of alternate worlds. Imagine a world in which every word Shakespeare was literally true. A world in whi...


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    While the new Terran Commissioner will do whatever is necessary to preserve the Empire, Ivar, a fugitive sought by both the Empire and Terra's alien rivals, becomes a potent symbol to those who would resist Imperial rule. Reissue....



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  • MAROONED! An experiment in the future gone awry ... and Duncan Reid, American architect of the 20th century, came out of unconsciousness to find himself hopelessly marooned in the far distant past. Bound to him were three of the strangest human...


  • In a war waged against Black Magic, the fact that Steve is a werewolf and his wife is a highly-skilled witch is not unusual. But their adventures prove very unusual, even for their world, when they are given the task of neutralizing an enemy's ultima...


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    A interstellar soldier/spy/adventurer at a remote outpost of the Terran (human) empire seeks personal fortune and military advantage over the alien Merseian empire. The main character Dominic Flandry embarks on a excursion to scout out a planet for m...


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    "...ZERO!" A ship seeding the stars collides with a star struggling to be born ... and a handful of scientists and lovers who are seeking immortality find that even survival is rare in the interstellar depths!...



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    A ROGUE PLANET.. ...frozen for a billion years by the cold of interstellar space, now boiling with titanic energies. Mysterious beings had kidnapped David Falkhayn, the celebrated explorer of new worlds. Why were they trying to prevent him, at all c...



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    INTRODUCING ...DOMINIC FLANDRY Before he's through he'll have saved worlds and become the confidante of emperors. But for now he's seventeen years old, as fresh and brash a sprig of the nobility as you would care to know The only thing as damp as....



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    HARD TO BELIEVE THAT THE BLOOD OF CONQUERORS ONCE FLOWED IN THE VEINS OF THE MEN OF TERRA ... "It pleased Ruethen of the Long Hand to give a feast and ball at the Crystal Moon for his enemies. He knew they must come. Pride of race had slipped from...


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    DEEP SPACE and HIGH TIME TURNING POINT: That morning they invented the wheel; in the afternoon, the sailing ship; now night was falling and they looked up to the beckoning stars... EPILOGUE: Mankind and Earth meet again, at the Billion-year Re...



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    SECOND ACE EDITION. Feb. 1978 MASS MARKET PAPERBACK, Poul Anderson (The High Crusade). The men on the spaceship Quetzal had a mission to perform, but everything indicated it would be a simple matter to set up a refueling station on the planet Gwydion...


  • Space explorers returning to an unrecognizable Earth after five millennia away find themselves caught up in a deadly political power game on a planet racing toward intergalactic war Five thousand years have passed since the interstellar spacecraft...


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    In the year of grace 1345, as Sir Roger Baron de Tourneville is gathering an army to join King Edward III in the war against France, a most astonishing event occurs: a huge silver ship descends through the sky and lands in a pasture beside the little...



  • in There Will Be War, Vol. II: Men of War
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    HIGH TECH WAR -- AND HOW TO AVOID IT The answer is simple: you would have peace? Then prepare for war. This wisdom is as old as armies. Yet after a few generations, the peace that was paid for with soldiers' blood comes to seem the normal thing, t...



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    For 300 Years The Planet of Women Awaited The Coming of Man. Then One Arrives... He is Davis Bertram a space-explorer. But how can he convince them he really is a man? Their legends have built men into gods. Trying to be worthy of the Coming, t...




  • in The Eternal City

    Collecting tales of Roman glory and decadence written by science fiction authors, this melding of past and future themes includes stories by Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, David Drake, and Robert E. Howard...


  • in The Eternal City

    Collecting tales of Roman glory and decadence written by science fiction authors, this melding of past and future themes includes stories by Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, David Drake, and Robert E. Howard...


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    The Man Who Meant To Kill A MartianThe night whispered the message. Over the many miles of loneliness it was borne, carried on the wind, rustled by the half-sentient lichens and the dwarfed trees, murmured from one to another of the little creatures ...


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    100 B.C. The Cimbrian hordes galloped across the dawn of history and clashed in screaming battle against the mighty Roman legions. Eodan, son of Chief Boierek, has been on the war campaign for many years. The Cimbrain army has become a hungry homeles...



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    Anderson is probably best known for adventure stories in which larger-than-life characters succeed gleefully or fail heroically. His characters were nonetheless thoughtful, often introspective, and well developed. His plot lines frequently involved t...


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    The epic saga of Norway's greatest hero concludes as the legendary Viking conqueror-king Harald Hardrede pursues his dreams of empire to the shores of England Young Norseman Harald Hardrede eagerly followed the hand of destiny around the world, le...



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    There was Joachim, captain of the Nomad star ship Peregrine, and ruler of the Peregrine clan. There were also all the ship’s officers and crew and their entire families. Bound to no world, the better part of their lives spent on the great ships, ...


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    Jupiter- where no human could live-- but where men had strange allies... and stranger enemies! Ganymede-where human settlers lay helpless under the guns of a spaceship directed by a madman! Earth-freed from a planet-wide tyranny, but facing total des...


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    It's been said that there are many and strange shadows, memories surviving from dim pasts, in this fantastic universe of ours. Here the great Poul Anderson turned to a legend from the Northern countries, countries where even today the pagan past seem...