"When Esau Cairn was sent across space to the demon-haunted planet of Almuric, he knew nothing of his destination. The secret discovery of the scientist who had invented the space-transition machine, Almuric was a world of strange and terrible beings, of savages and swordsmen, of winged monsters and incredible secrets....How Esau, alone on Almuric, with nothing but his wits and his muscles to protect him, faced Almuric's worst perils to make him master and monarch is a novel worthy of the creator of the Conan stories."