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The Chessmen of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Copyright© 2012 by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Science Fiction Story: Tara meets Prince Gahan of Gathol, and is initially unimpressed, viewing him as something of a popinjay. Later she takes her flier into a storm and loses control of the craft, and the storm carries her to an unfamiliar region of Barsoom. After landing and fleeing from a pack of ferocious Banths (Martian lions), she is captured by the horrific Kaldanes, who resemble large heads with small, crab-like legs.

Tags: Science Fiction   Aliens   Space   Novel-Classic  

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