Chemical symbol... atomic number... atomic weight...
Scientific terms for gold... but science can't begin to explain the mystery and magic of gold.
It was gold that lured the 'Secret Legion' - as oddly mixed a group of adventures as any song or story - into the world's most treacherous desert.
And gold they found - a golden man, and exotic golden woman, a huge golden tiger, and an eerie golden snake.
Gold brought them together... gold made them enemies in a battle to the death... gold held the key to the mysterious forces that assailed them.
Jack Williamson, alchemist with words, spins a rare web of adventure, fantasy and science... a gem from the golden age of Weird Tales, now available in book form for the first time.
Jack Williamson published his first story in 1928, at the age of 20 and went on to write trail-blazing science fiction novels, including THE HUMANOIDS and THE LEGION OF TIME. DARKER THAN YOU THINK is acclaimed as the best American lycanthropy yet written. Williamson is the winner of the Pilgrim Award and the Horror Writers' Association's Lifetime Achievement Award; he is also a Nebula Grand Master.