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The Nemesis From Terra

by Leigh Brackett

Cover artist: Ed Emshwiller

Publisher: Ace

Pub year: 1961

Cover price: 40¢


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Cover tagline

Caught in the web of the Fourth World

Back cover text

Part of Ace Double: Collision Course

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Interior text

Beware the prophecy of the twin moons

Rick Urquhart was going to tame and rule the turmoil-ridden planet of Mars. There was no doubt in his mind, for had not the old Martian mystic prophesied it? Power and glory appealed to Rick and shrewd determination ruled his every move.

But the idea didn't please anyone else; both the good and the evil forces at work on that planet had too much at stake. Rick was everyone's enemy and death stalked him from every corner. Even the woman he loved would rather slay him than expose a world to his dictates.

But Rick laughed at their schemes, for how could the pattern of the future be undone by mere mortals?