When Fergus Reith agrees to act as tour guide for the famed palaeontologist Dr Aristide Marot, little does he realise that the search for the elusive Ozymandias will uncover spectacular riches, ruthless adversaries - and his former wife, the seductive Dr. Alicia Dyckman! Caught in a bloody civil was, the three adventurers must fight or face death by boiling in the Cauldron of Repentance! The secrets of the planet Krishna continue to unfold in L. Sprague de Camp's latest tale of mystery, treachery and romance.
Preferring trade to chivalry, practical-minded Eudoric Dambertson reluctantly sets out to kill a dragon to appease his would-be father-in-law and learns some discomfiting truths about dragon aying.
The Producer thinks he's God's gift to women - whether they're human or alien. The Director is delighted to work on a wild and woolly planet, where he can really behave like Attila the Hun. Some of the local natives are trying to steal the film crew blind - while others plan all-out war. And if that weren't enough, every time Tour Guide Fergus Reith turns around, he stumbles over another of his ex-wives or girlfriends! The Swords of Zinjaban is the fourth of L. Sprague de Camp's Krishna book - interplanetary romance in the tradition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Martian Tales.