Rogue Moon Author:Algis Burdrys That Old Devil Moon.... — During all recorded history she has hovered near the earth, a timeless symbol for the lover's ecstasy, a vast frontier for the adventurer's curiosity. Goddesses and Gibson girls have tripped the light fantastic of her surface while sonneteers and scientists have scanned her changing phases. — Now man had actually reached... more » the moon--and on it the explorers found a structure, a formation so terrible and incomprehensible that it couldn't even be described in human terms.
It was a thing that devoured men--that killed them again and again in torturous, unfathomable ways.
Earthbound were the only two men who could probe the thing--Al Barker, a suicidal maniac, whose loving mistress was Death, and Dr. Edward Hawks, a scientific murderer, whose greatest mission was rebirth.