Planet of Adventure

Planet of Adventure

Jack Vance


Stranded at the far-off planet Tschai, younger Adam Reith is the only real survivor of an area venture who discovers the realm is inhabited--not purely by means of warring alien cultures, yet human slaves in addition, taken early in Earth's heritage. Reith must find a manner off planet to warn the Earth of Tschai's lethal existence.

Against a backdrop of baroque towns and haunted wastelands, luxurious palaces and riotous motels, Reith will come upon lethal wastrels and murderous extraterrestrial beings, dastardly villains and conniving scoundrels.

And constantly the random attractiveness short of rescue...

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