At The Earth's Core - Pellucidar #1 Author:Edgar Rice Burroughs David Innes 30 finds author in Arab desert, narrates ten years gone in flash. Old Abner Perry invents vehicle that drills through earth's crust, relaxes with paleontology, takes David. In Pellicidar, sun neither sets nor rises. Dinosaurs and strange beasts roam. Ape-men Sagoths enslave humans with Dian the Beautiful for evil reptilian Mahars.