by Harry Harrison

Tags: Science Fiction, War, Military, Assassins, Supernatural, Fantasy, Novel-Classic,

Desc: Science Fiction Story: The planet was called Pyrrus...a strange place where all the beasts, plants and natural elements were designed for one specific purpose: to destroy man. The settlers there were supermen...twice as strong as ordinary men and with milli-second reflexes. They had to be. For their business was murder... It was up to Jason dinAlt, interplanetary gambler, to discover why Pyrrus had become so hostile during man's brief habitation...

_Some planet in the galaxy must--by definition--be the toughest,

meanest, nastiest of all. If Pyrrus wasn’t it ... it was an awfully

good approximation!_

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