What would you do if your brother, the God of Destruction, tricked you back into a human body and sent you to hell? Xolotl finds himself in New Hell, the wonderful world of eternal damnation. He wants to escape but has only the aid of the dense prophetess Cassandra, who talks too much, They become two prophets who don't know where they're going, sharing one horse on their way to save the cosmos.
Robert Sheckley (1928–2005) was a Hugo and Nebula nominated American author. First published in the science fiction magazines of the 1950s, his numerous quick-witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable, absurdist and comical.
Sheckley was given the Author Emeritus honor by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2001.