The resurrected inhabitants of the planet Riverworld discover a giant tower in the planet's north polar sea and within the tower, the computer that controls the resurrection process, and they try to gain mastery over the awesome mechanism
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billion people from throughout Earth's history were resurrected along the great and winding waterways of Riverworld. Most began life anew--accepting without question the sustenance provided by their mysterious benefactors. But a rebellious handful burned to confront the unseen masters who controlled their fate--and these few launched an invasion that would ultimately yield the mind-boggling truth.
Now Riverworld's omnipotent leaders have been confronted, and the renegades of Riverworld--led by the intrepid Sir Richard Francis Burton--control the fantastic mechanism that once ruled them. But the most awesome challenge lies ahead. For in the vast corridors and secret rooms of the tower stronghold, an unknown enemy watches and waits to usurp the usurpers . . .
"A FEAST FOR THE IMAGINATION."
--Los Angeles Times
"A virtual playground for SF's growing fascination with history."
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Book Description Oct 10, 1983. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 2V-1Q73-B7JF
Book Description Putnam, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110399128433