On his way to the City of Id Lor-Dak must use his all-powerful sword to fight off the obstacles---the reptiles in the water of the swamp and the black-haired monster on the land. But the worst was yet to come in the city itself.
The Galactic super computers estimate that once every ten million years a child prodigy is born, who could reshape the future of the Galaxy by becoming a power that cannot be stopped.
The computers go on to state, however, that the conditions for this occurrance are so far-reaching that the Galacitc Government need not be concerned that it will ever happen.
But then along came Lor Dak.