DescriçãoHenry Beam Piper was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels under the name H. Beam Piper. Another source gives his name as "Horace Beam Piper" and a different date of death.
In this story, an undercover Paratimer has disappeared on assignment while in an alternate time line, and it’s up to Verkan Vall of the Paratime Police to save her. To do so, he must infiltrate a universe in which assassination is an honorable profession, and reincarnation a scientific fact.
Will Verkan Vall survive in a world of killers and the undead?