King Kobold Author:Christopher Stasheff Here's Gramarye, a gentle planet where, in the Thirty-first Century, people choose the life-style of medieval England; except they're prejudiced against and persecute their witches and warlocks (espers, naturally). — Rod Gallowglass (dubbed High Warlock in spite of himself) is stationed there as an agent of the intergalactic DDT - Decentralized D... more »emocratic Tribunal - to protect the precious esper colony from its primitive fellow Gramaryans, and to insure a gradual integration.
This already whacky society is stirred up with a batch of paranoid esper Neanderthals led by the strange King Kobold, brought in by alien futurians to destroy those espers so vital to DDT's future.
When this unhealthy mess starts brewing, our warlock-cum-everyman is the one to watch. For a mixture of fun, swords, sorcery and science, King Kobold may be the year's best potboiler.« less