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THE SEQUEL TO CHANGELINGWith Samuel R. Delany and Harlan Ellison, [Roger Zelazny was] a leading and representative figure of the American new wave sf that urged a shift of emphasis from the external world of the hard sciences to the internal worlds explorable through disciplines like psychology, sociology, linguistics, and the like.THE SCIENCE FICTION ENCYCLOPEDIAThe people had long suffered under Det Morsons power . . . lived in terror of his dragons and other minions. When, at last, the wizard Mor joined the fight, Det and his infamous Rondoval castle were destroyed. But the victory was not complete, for the conquerors found a baby amidst the rubble: Dets son, Pol.Unwilling to kill the child, Mor took him to a world where the ways of magic were considered mere legendsa world called Earth. But the laws of symmetry demanded that Mor take a baby from the other world to replace young Pol Detson, and that child would also remain ignorant of his rightful heritage. As the childMark Marakson, born Daniel Chainmatured, he displayed a gift for making mechanical gadgets that soon gave way to a variety of unnatural devices that frightened his neighbors . . .On Earth, Pol Detson grew to become Daniel Chain, a nightclub guitarist possessing mental energies he doesnt understand. But those mental abilities will soon determine his fate in a terrifying clash of power . . . on a world which, as yet, he knows nothing about.