Plague Ship Author:Andre Norton Oured by exotic gems and valuable oils, the crew of the space trader SLOAR QUEEN landed on the newly discovered planet Sargol only to find there most ruthless competitir there ahead of them. Still, they tried for fair trade even accounting to the sly rules of that strangely feline native Salarikl. — But after takeoff they found they had a plague ... more »on board the treachery of someone who'd been on Sargol. Although they'd begun to run out of supplies, they couldn't land or they might start an interplanetary epidimic.
And the galaxy had ordered that the SOLAR QUEEN be destroyed on sight.« less