By Pierre CHRISTIN
Illustrated by Jean-Claude M?zi?res
287 x 217 mm. 48pp Suitable for: 12+ years.
A deadly power struggle. A mysterious sect. Revolutionaries. A desperate raid. And shopping for souvenirs … All in a day’s work for spatio-temporal agents!
A legendary and highly influential series finally translated in its entirety.
Valerian and Laureline are exploring Syrte, capital planet of a system of 1,000 worlds. Their mission is to discover whether the Syrtians could present a danger to Earth. What they find is a decaying empire led by decadent aristocrats, a population ripe for revolution, and a mysterious caste of masked wise men who discreetly pull the strings from hidden fortresses. Swept up by the winds of history, the agents of Earth will have to choose a side …