Traveling to Xanadu as a student, Lenore Myles becomes involved with Xanadu citizen Chaz Kato and is horrified when she learns the truth behind the glittering futuristic island, a discovery that causes her to be prompted by the mysterious Saturn to race for her life.
Steven Barnes (born 1952) is an African-American science fiction writer, lecturer, creative consultant, and human performance technician.
He has written several episodes of The Outer Limits and Baywatch. He has also written the episode "Brief Candle" for Stargate SG-1 and the Andromeda episode "The Sum of Its Parts". Barnes's first published piece of fiction, the 1979 novelette The Locusts, was written with Larry Niven, and was a Hugo Award nominee.
Steven Barnes. Wikipedia.