|Planet Called Treason, a (1979) [Novel]|
by Orson Scott Card
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Lanik Mueller's birthright as heir to planet Treason's most powerful rulership will never be realized. He is a "rad" - radical regenerative. A freak among people who can regenerate injured flesh... and trade extra body parts to the Offworld oppressors for iron. For, on a planet without hard metals - or the means of escape - iron is power in the race to build a spacecraft. Iron is the promise of freedom - which may never be fulfilled as Lanik uncovers a treacherous conspiracy beyond his imagination.
Now charged with a mission of conquest - and exile - Lanik devises a bold and dangerous plan... a quest that my finally break the vicious chain of rivalry and bloodshed that enslaves the people of Treason as the Offworld never could.
Original title: A Planet Called Treason
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction
- Also published as "Treason".