Rarely Reprinted Novel of Future Political Intrigue by Winner of 3 Hugos and a Nebula!
One man wanted to make the solar system his own personal Empire. Spencer Chambers was a trillionaire and an industrialist. He owned the ships that could carry humanity to freedom and plenty in the untapped riches of the solar system. But in return he wanted to charge prices so high he would end up owning every planet and asteroid.
Gregory Manning had a different idea. He saw a solar system open to everyone, that everyone could own a piece of. Only one man's vision for the future of humanity could come true: slavery or freedom. But Gregory Manning had an ace up his sleeve—a scientific ace.
Here is a lost classic by the author of Way Station and other science fiction masterworks.