Brother Assassin Author:Fred Saberhagen It was a dead world. Its surface burned off by mindless berserkers - set to destroy life no matter where they found it. And burned along with the surface were nine out of ten of the people who had made it live. — But way down, under miles of rock, the one-tenth survived, fighting with fatalistic calm to protect the remnants of their existence. — F... more »or some of them, their shattering loss had been too much, and memory had mercifully gone. But for the majority, time was an endless twilight devoted to holding off the final, definitive attack from the berserkers.
Time was what they needed for help to get to Sirgol. Time they had. All time was open to the inhabitants of Sirgol.