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The Secret of Saturn's Rings

by Donald A. Wollheim

Cover artist unknown

Publisher: Paperback Library

Pub year: 1966

Cover price: 50¢


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Cover tagline

Space explorer Bruce Rhodes must unlock the mystery of Saturn — or Earth will perish!

Back cover text

Bruce Rhodes fights for Earth's survival in the whirling maelstrom of rock that hides THE SECRET OF SATURN"S RINGS.

Bruce Rhodes and his scientist father believe that if the profit-mad Terraluna Corporation starts mining operations on the moon, Earth would be destroyed by a bombardment of flaming meteorites.

To prove their theory, they plan to rocket to Saturn. The once-prosperous planet was now dead after being mysteriously shattered by a similar rain of fire.

The men are suddenly plunged into a space war. Bruce and his father battle valiantly in an attempt to carry out their vital mission in this space adventure of "excitement and suspense ... recommended." — Library Journal

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Interior text

Earth faces destruction by meteorites if Bruce Rhodes does not discover The Secret of Saturn's Rings

Only Bruce and his father realize that if the profit-hungry Terraluna Corporation continues its deep-core mining operation on the moon all mankind is doomed. For once the moon is shattered, Earth will be battered by a rain of deadly meteorites.

Saturn was brought to ruin in this very way. And to save Earth from the same fate, Bruce and his father journey to the ringed planet to try to unlock its ancient secrets. But Terraluna agents pursue them with every weapon at their command.

From the first page to the last stunning surprise, THE SECRET OF STAURN'S RINGS is a space adventure of cosmic excitement!