Colonel McCulloch was up to no good. That was becoming very clear indeed. He had stashed away a quarter of a million dollars in gold, and was a prime suspect in a couple of murder cases.
But secret agent Troy Harman can find no trace of his whereabouts. McCulloch has vanished into thin air.
When Harman visits the research station where McCulloch worked as security chief, he realises the awful truth.
To follow McCulloch, to try to put an end to his insane mission - Troy Harman has to embark on a strictly one-way trip . . .
Harry Harrison (1925-2012) Harry Harrison was born Henry Maxwell Dempsey in Connecticut, in 1925. He was the author of a number of much-loved series including the Stainless Steel Rat and Bill the Galactic Hero sequences and the Deathworld Trilogy. He was known as a passionate advocate of Esperanto, the most popular of the constructed international languages, which appears in many of his novels. He published novels for over half a century and was perhaps best known for his seminal novel of overpopulation, Make Room! Make Room!, which was adapted into the cult film Soylent Green.