His ambition had lost his kingdom; now it threatened an entire planet.|
It is the Year 2168--and men have become star-rovers. The agreed-upon code is that sciences and gadgets beyond the cultural level of the peoples inhabiting the other planets will not be introduced by Earthmen, or other visitors. Such is the situation on Krishna when advernturer Anthony Fallon decides to take the risk of winning a kingdom. With enough money, perhaps he can raise a private army...But there is one risk that Fallon hesitates to take. Only under pain of death will he explore the mysteries of the dreaded Tower of Zanid.