The Faceless Man - The Anome Author:Jack Vance In the Land of Shant each man knows his place, for he is marked for it from birth - and when he approaches manhood a torc is placed about his neck; its color defines his role in society; the explosive charge placed within it insures that he will accept that role. Since that day long ago when the last rebellious citizen had received his collar, ... more »Shant has know perfect peace - but peace at a price, a price too high to pay.
At last a lone youth dares to challenge the unchallengeable, to defy the Anome. But first, he must find him - and though all men obey his orders, no man knows his identity. He is the Faceless Man.« less