The Falling Torch Author:Algis Budrys Pyramid Book (c) 1959 — Publication date August 1974 — Their mission was simple - and suicidal. The spaceship dropped them into the night. Their objective to destroy the mighty empire that held Earth a slave planet. One was an anonymous agent from Earth's Underground - the other was the son of the last President of Free Earth, Michael Wireman. Tog... more »ether they had to weld the underground guerrilla fighters into a force capable of beating the most powerful army in the Galaxy.
Danger and almost certain death awaited them on Earth's nightside. But there was one weapon that could vanquish the Occupiers of Earth, and Michael Wireman had it within him. The only trouble was he didn't know it...« less