Emphyrio (in Russian) — Эмфирио
by Jack Vance (Джек Вэнс) & Alexander Feht (Александр Фет) (translator)
Halma is a planet forever shrouded by the mystical epic of Emphyrio. From his father Amiante, Ghyl Tarvoke learns that the inequalities of life on Halma can be remedied, and that the answer lies in legend. When Amiante dies a cruel and unjustifiable death, Ghyl begins his quest — to know the true story of Emphyrio.