The Green Planet Author:J. Hunter Holly The thirteen exiles from Earth were hopeful when they landed on the planet Klorath. After all, others had been banished before them and had no doubt established a colony. — But when the exiles found a pile of clean-picked human skulls they knew those who had preceeded them were dead. — Then they encountered the giant man-eating birds and realized... more » they, too, would die if they couldn't control them.
The final blow was the appearance of hostile natives, bringing with them a horde of furry animals whose slightest touch seared human flesh like a branding iron...« less