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Seven Conquests: An Adventure in Science Fiction
Seven Conquests An Adventure in Science Fiction Author:Poul Anderson [From back cover] Orbiting dreadnoughts, time machines, monstrous computers... the hellish devices of future technologies create an era of unimaginable violence, as man seeds the cosmos with the ancient plague of war. — A spaceman captured in interplanetary battle undergoes a new, highly refined form of torture at the hands of his computerized en... more »emy.
Brother fights brother in Solar civil war, when mother-planet rebels attempt Earth's secession from the Solar Union.
The kidnapping season opens with the abduction of a beautiful girl in a state where violence is legalized and properly licensed.
Monster technologies threaten to break through the mind-control of their creators, in a brilliant new collection by a distinguished science fiction master.