Hammer Spade And The Final Quest
by E. B. Alston
In his last adventure, Hammer Spade, is assigned to learn whether Loredano V. Ziff is dead or alive. If he is dead, Hammer was to prove he is dead by obtaining DNA confirmation that it is him. If he is alive, Hammer is supposed to find him and kill him. The conditions he must work under this time are puzzling. Jackand Dave are specifically forbidden to help him. Also, Alonia's father has forbidden Alonia, Phoebus, Minerva and Sir Reginald to assist him. Dave recommends Cheb Cheriet as his in-country guide. Then surprising help comes when Dave speaks to Jim and Princess Nisreeno shows up to be his assistant. Then Michael Clover learns about the restrictions and sends Isabela. This team goes to work right awayand soon they learn that Loredano Ziff is in custody in Iran. In the end, after many twists and turns, Hammer succeeds in accomplishing his final mission. Theancient gods are satisfied and pleased. Then Hammer learns something about Alonia that will change him in ways he could never have imagined and the reader will follow Hammer on an adventure never before undertaken by a mortal man.