Rollicking excitement along with neverending bloodless mayhem and treachery. If you love adventure, pirates, comedy, science fiction and just darn good writing, then you will love this book! It has everything, love, romance and battles in space. I've owned a copy of this book for more years than I wish to think about and it still thrills me every time I pick it up and dive into some of the best writing ever produced. The money you spend for this book will be some of the best spent money of your life!