British Editions

From The Backcover of the Grafton Edition

At Stake-the Earth...
Pete Garden was a bindman. One of the finest Game-players this side of Titan. His skill had already won him half of Califomia and eighteen wives. But was he good enough to beat the fanatical Game-players of Titan? The telepathic Vugs had already won an interplanetary war that left the scattered remnants of humanity sterile owners of a wasteland. And in the greatest game of all the stake was...Earth.