Who controls power controls the Solar System, and Interplanetary Power, through its power accumulators controls power. Spencer Chambers, the president of Interplanetary Power, used that control to rule the Solar System with an iron thumb that allowed dissent. When Russell Page and his friend Harry Wilson develop and alternative source of power they find themselves drawn into a conflict that will decide the fate of the system, and whether man will live in freedom or as slaves. Will they succeed, or will Interplanetary Power keep its Empire? with Includes Hellhounds of the Cosmos - When the Earth is threatened by beings from ather dimension an army of ninety-nine brave men enters the fourth dimension to battle the Hellhounds of the Cosmos!
Clifford D. Simak (August 3, 1904-April 25, 1988) was born in Millville, Wisconsin. After attending the University of Wisconsin he worked for various Midwestern newspapers. He began writing science fiction in 1931 and was a regular contributor to Astounding Stories. Much of his later fiction draws on his rural Midwestern roots. His best known work is the novel City. He was honored with three Hugo awards, one Nebula award, and was named the third Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1977.