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 death-dealing weapon — The sun shone brightly on this fateful morning, bringing to its planets warmth and life-giving rays. The brightness increased sharply as the morning grew older. The glare was blinding; the radiation not life-gi... more »ving, but DEADLY. By mid-afternoon the brilliant, intense sun shone on barren space. It has 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 Kettrick, as improbable a hero there never was. Johnny Kettrick who was banned from the Cluster World for his not-too-honest dealings was sent back there with his three equally unholy partners to search out the Doomstar ... to find the Doomstar before it burned out another world.« less