The greatest of treasures awaits... on the deadliest of planets.
DANGER AT EVERY TURN...
Rikard passed a door and a man came out and fell into step beside him. The man didn't say anything for a while. He was wearing a gunRikard didn't know what kindand a knife.
"Whatcher hurry?" the man said at last, his voice slurred.
"I'm trying to make an appointment."
"Zat so? Think you'll make it?"
Rikard tensed himself inwardly, in case the man decided to jump him. But he never found out the man's intentions. Without warning, a tall glittery thing flowed around the corner, half a block away, and everybody on the street came to a startled stop.
It was twelve meters tall, serpentine, transparent, shining. Rikard wanted to run, but he couldn't make his legs work. The glittering, transparent monster swung its headif that was what it wasfrom side to side, as if watching the fleeing pedestrians.
Rikard found his legs at last, and took a hesitant, leaden step backwards. The thing swung to stare at him. He froze...
Allen L. Wold is the bestselling author of nine science fiction novels: THE PLANET MASTERS, STAR GOD, THE EYE IN THE STONE, JEWELS OF THE DRAGON, CROWN OF THE SERPENT, LAIR OF THE CYCLOPS, and three novels in the V series.
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