Its Masters know its secret and guard itbut now the monstrous Chulpex are using it to swarm across the galaxy and ravage Earth.
Only one man, chosen by the Masters, can stop them.
“Maybe his best sf novel.”
Avram Davidson was a Hugo Award-winning novelist, short story writer, and essayist. With nineteen novels and hundreds of short stories and essays to his name, he won the World Fantasy Award three times. His science fiction and fantasy works are considered a cornerstone of their genres.
What People are Saying About This
...an oldie which would be pure pulp if not for Davidson's wondrous erudition and flair for oddity. (David Langford, Cloud Chamber 69)
The writing is very good, as usual for Davidson, the plotting fine, the characterization fair to excellent, the worldbuilding pretty good.