Better than the middle book, and a little longer. Kane has perfected his Martian matter transmitter, so can travel at will. Something he is pleased about.
Some primitive species has opened a biological weapon that the ancient alien super race has left behind. This is turning people into monomaniacal half-zombie types, and eventually killing them.
Many adventures happen to try and solve this, with an amusing twist at the end.
Much of it accompanied by his friend Hool Hadj.
Oh, and a few jokes thrown in, in passing through a certain area, some of the geographical features are S'sdla, Nosirrah and Golana, not to mention Modnaf.
Not that I would have ever used this technique to name places in a game, or anything! :)
3.5 out of 5