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Jewel of Bas

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Jewel of Bas by Leigh Douglass Brackett is a thrilling science fiction novel that transports readers to a distant and mysterious world known as Bas. The story follows the adventures of protagonist Eric John Stark, a fierce and enigmatic warrior with a troubled past. As Stark navigates the treacherous landscapes of Bas, he encounters a cast of fascinating characters, including the enigmatic Princess Saran, who holds the key to a coveted and powerful jewel.

Brackett's vivid and evocative prose brings the world of Bas to life, captivating readers with its rich detail and vibrant imagery. The novel is filled with pulse-pounding action sequences, political intrigue, and unexpected plot twists that keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very end. Stark's complex character development adds depth and emotional resonance to the story, making him a compelling and relatable protagonist.

Overall, Jewel of Bas is a masterfully crafted and immersive science fiction tale that will appeal to fans of the genre. Brackett's storytelling prowess shines through in this enthralling adventure that seamlessly blends elements of action, romance, and mystery. With its captivating world-building and engaging narrative, Jewel of Bas is a must-read for anyone looking for an exciting and thought-provoking sci-fi tale.

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There was a boy-God, sleeping through eternity. And there were his "Stone of Life" and the androids he had created of matter and energy. And there was a world that was to die from the machinations of the androids' diabolic minds. There were Mouse and Ciaran to stem the death-flood—two mortals fighting the immortals' plans for conquest. [Transcriber's Note: This etext was produced from Planet Stories Spring 1944. - Summary by Publisher

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