From the back cover of the 1984 Panther editionChuck Rittersdorff a 21st century CIA robot programmer decides to kill his wife by remote control. He enlists the aid of a telepathic Ganymedean slime mould called lord Running Clam. an attractive female policewoman and various others. witting or unwitting. But when Chuck finds himself in the midst of an interplimetary spy ring on an Alphane moon inhabited entirely by certified maniacs. his personal revenge plans begin to go awry. . .