answers behind the enigmatic origins of Riverworld lie at last
within reach, as the remarkable gathering of Earthlings--including
Sir Richard Francis Burton, Samuel Clemens, Alice Liddell Hargreaves
(the real-life Alice in Wonderland), Cyrano de Bergerac, Ulysses S.
Grant (who does not appear in any of the
novels at any time, nor do I believe he is even mentioned),
and Baron Von Richtoven (the Baron does not
appear, either, but his cousin does)--finally breaches the
stronghold of Riverworld's extraordinary super-race.
But answers would lead to more
enigmatic questions . . .
Who is the Mysterious Stranger who
taunted the Riverworld resurrectees with hints of the truth? What is
the key to the gargantuan computer that wields the power of life and
death? The astonishing secrets lie within the Dark Tower--but only
for those brave enough to seek them and wise enough to decipher them