Orbit Unlimited Author:Poul Anderson Pyramid Books (c) 1961 — Publication date January 1963 — Was it a trap? The colonists' ships sped toward the far star - they were free at last from the tyrannical government which had oppressed them from birth. — Then came the message from Earth - "Return at once - new government - guarantee your freedom - at home!" Was this a reprieve from death -... more » for the perilous ordeal of colonizing an unknown planet would cost many lives - or a trick?
There were only hours to decide - for it was almost to late to turn back...« less