(From the publisher):
The planets Arisia and Eddore were at war for control of the Universe. The battleground was a tiny, backward planet in a remote galaxy. Earth.
Only a few Earthlings knew of the titanic struggle, and of the strange, decisive role they were to play in the war of the super-races.
Here is the beginning of "Doc" Smith's famous Lensman series--the celebrated adventures that set the standard for all science fiction.
Original title: Triplanetary
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Space Opera
- Serialized in Amazing Stories in 1934. First two thirds of the novel added in 1948 to make the whole fit with the series better.