They took the body of Park Lacoch and stripped away his mind, transferring the mind of a top Confederacy operator to his brain.
Charon was a hell-world in literal fact. It was too near its sun, making life all but unbearable in its hot, steamy atmosphere. Strange beasts roamed its jungles - and stranger still, the group know as the Witchcraft plotted with the Lord in exile to take over the planet.
There Witchcraft was real - for on Charon, magic worked! The Warden organism could be made to perform almost any feat under the control of a skilled witch or sorcerer - as Park Lacoch discovered when he was transformed into a changeling - a half-beast half-man, with the beast rapidly gaining ascendancy.
After that, his assignment really became difficult...
Original title: Charon: A Dragon at the Gate
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Space Opera
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Political