A collection of stories.
- Time Patrol (1955)
- Brave to be a King (1959)
- Gibraltar Falls (1975) (this short story was added to the 1981 expanded edition)
- The Only Game in Town (1960)
- Delenda Est (1955)
Springing from future to protect the past, the machines of the Time Patrol shuttle to and fro through twenty millenia and more to police the high roads of history. This is the story of four seperate asignments allotted to Manse Everard – one of the Guardians of Time.
Poul Anderson (1926–2001) was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock. He started publishing science fiction in 1947 and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winning many Hugo and Nebula awards, and also winning the Gandalf (Grand Master) Award.