The Devil's Game - Poul Anderson

HE MOVES IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS

When Samael had first come to him, Sunderland Haverner did not believe. But now he had come to depend on the hollow voice that whispered to him from the shadows – and the arrangement that had made him a fabulously wealthy man. Now Samael requires that seven people, chosen to his specifications, be brought to the opulent Republic of Santa Ana. Lured by the promise of a million dollars, they come.

But for what purpose have they been brought together? Why does Haverner watch their every move, monitor their conversations? What does Samael want from them? What bargain will he strike – this muted voice who compels first Haverner, and now the others, to a final play for their souls...

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Release date: 1980
Genres: science fiction
Updated: February 14, 2011