Here is a gripping story complete with such tradition ingredients as a lost tribe, sinister traces of a mighty former civilization, and a hero, Roy Complain, who, haunted by peril, comes eventually to find himself.
But these classical ingredients have undergone a romantic change; no tribe gas ever been more thoroughly lost than the Gree tribe. And when Roy and Priest Marapper set out for the fabled region called Forwards, they are heading for a series of shocks which will surprise even the most hardened reader. ‘
For this is Science Fiction at its best, a realm where the logical happening is the unexpected one.