|Pyramid paperback, second edition, Oct 1969. Cover: Paul Lehr.|
"They were the most fabulous trio of swashbucklers ever to ship out to deep space - the giant Hal Samdu, the inscrutable Jay Kalam, and that marvel of greed, trickery and deceit, the incomparably dishonest Giles Habibula! Together they thundered across the stars searching for the ultimate prize - the most important female in the galaxy. Together they hurled themselves into the wildest adventure of their strange lives. And together they faced incredible evil and howling destruction - with a known traitor as their only guide!"