Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Mercury's Light - Leigh Brackett


A collection of four unrelated Brackett stories, and a good one. A couple of the Planetary Romance variety, a couple of Space Opera. The setting in general being the titutal planet.

Mercury's Light : The Demons of Darkside - Leigh Brackett
Mercury's Light : A World Is Born - Leigh Brackett
Mercury's Light : Cube From Space - Leigh Brackett
Mercury's Light : Shannach—The Last - Leigh Brackett

Crystal life loneliness is murderous.

4 out of 5

Prison authority hostage escape.

3 out of 5

By Crom we have to do something about these aliens!

3.5 out of 5

An Earthman on Mercury stumbles into a long lost colony in a hidden air-filled valley, ruled by harsh Sunstone wielding hawk controlling lords - and, of course, an alien overlord behind them.

3.5 out of 5

4 out of 5

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