spacemen, the children are taking over - and aliens are
waiting for you to rebel!
Welcome home, Space Commander Lane.
We know you've had a difficult time this past year evading those enigmatic, hostile aliens you encountered out there in the unmapped spaces between the stars. But you've also been gone a total of ten years - and things have changed back here on earth.
Take Spaceport now - it's a special city with peculiar problems all its own. So we kids had to organize and take care of each other - because our dads are men just like you. Our dads have been gone too long too, and they'll be just as surprided as you when they return. You see, we have the power now...
Above: The original edition,
published by ACE in 1970.
Cover art by John Schoenherr.
NEL, 1980. Cover by Bruce Pennington.