No Room For Man Author:Gordon Dickson Original title: Necromancer - a kind of introductory novel in the Dorsai series. — When engineer Paul Formain loses an arm in a mining accident, he seeks the help of the Chantry Guild, a secret society whose members believe in what they call the Alternate Laws. Though skeptical, Paul is intrigued and joins the group. Their aim: what their leader-... more »prophet Walter Blunt calls "Destruct": the end of a society far gone down the path of cybernetic conformism.
In this book you see, through Paul's eyes, the development of the major Splinter Cultures: the Exotics (from the Guild), the Friendlies (from Butler), and the Dorsai (from McLeod). The ending will surprise you.« less