The Avengers of Carrig Author:John Brunner originally titled Secret Agent of Terra — Once the city of Carrig stood supreme on this planet that had been settled by space refugees in the distant, forgotten past. From every corner of this primitive lost world caravans came to trade and to view the great King-Hunt, the gruesome test by which the people of Carrig chose their rulers. — Then from... more » space came new arrivals. And with them came their invincible death guns and their ruthless, all-powerful tyranny.
Now there was no King-Hunt in Carrig, or hope for the planet—unless a foolhardy high-born named Saikmar, and a beautiful Earthling space-spy named Maddalena, could do the impossible...« less