Doomstar Author:Edmond Hamilton One man against the universe, one man with a device that could change a sun from a life source to the ultimate deathdealing weapon. — The sun shone brightly on this fateful morning, bringing to its planets warmth and lifegiving rays. The brightness increased sharply as the morning grew older. The glare was blinding; the radiation not lifegiving, ... more »but DEADLY. By midafternoon the brilliant, intense sun shone on barren space. It had blasted each of its four planets out of existence.
SOMEONE HAD FOUND A WAY TO POISON A STAR.
And someone had to be found who could prevent the takeover, or destruction, of the entire universe. Who? Johnny Ketrick, as improbable a hero there never was. Johnny Ketrick who was banned from the Cluster World for his nottoohonest dealings was sent there with his three equally unholy partners to search out the Doomstar ... to find the Doomstar before it burned out another world.« less