The World Wreckers - Darkover, Bk 22 Author:Marion Zimmer Bradley Worldwreckers, Inc. An underground intergalactic organization that will, for a fee, infiltrate an uncooperative world and make it necessary for outside investors to take over the planet in order to repair the damage that had been done to its ecology; a company that first destroys the ecology and economy of a planet so that... more » Terran investors can make a profit in restoring it.
For three quarters of a century, Darkover has resisted the Terran Empire's efforts in colonization and industrialization. Darkover is its new assignment and Andrea Closson, the ruler of this interstellar power Planetary Investments Unlimited (known as Worldwreckers, Inc.), is taking on the job personally... for long ago, she had called Darkover home. She has never failed.
Before long, the wild untamed beauty of Darkover and its individual races will be no more. The Darkovan's only hope for salvation lies in the hands of the chieri, the almost legendary alien natives of Darkover. Can these gentle creatures overcome the ruthless power of the menace that threatens the very heart of their world?