|NEL paperback, November 1980. Illustration: Tim White.|
"It started with an ad in the Herald Tribune: 'Permanent employment, very high pay, glorious adventure, great danger...apply in person...' Gordon got the job, and suddenly found himself catapulted into a new universe, and a new world of intergalactic chivalry and knight errantry. His task - to recover the Egg of the Phoenix, the key to the empire of the Twenty Universes. Together with the beautiful and mysterious 'Star' and a courageous valet, Rufo, he set out on the road to glory..."