Charon: A Dragon at the Gate (The Four Lords of the Diamond #3) - Jack L. Chalker

They took the body of Park Lacoch and stripped away his mind, transferring the mind of a top Confederacy operator to his brain.

Charon was a hell-world in literal fact. It was too near its sun, making life all but unbearable in its hot, steamy atmosphere. Strange beasts roamed its jungles - and stranger still, the group know as the Witchcraft plotted with the Lord in exile to take over the planet.

There Witchcraft was real - for on Charon, magic worked! The Warden organism could be made to perform almost any feat under the control of a skilled witch or sorcerer - as Park Lacoch discovered when he was transformed into a changeling - a half-beast half-man, with the beast rapidly gaining ascendancy. After that, his assignment really became difficult...

 

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Release date: 1982
Genres: science fiction
Updated: August 19, 2021