The Chessmen of Mars (version 3)

Edgar Rice BURROUGHS (1875 - 1950)

In the fifth book in the Barsoom series, Tara of Helium, daughter of John Carter, becomes lost in an unknown area of Mars when her single-seat flier is caught in a rare Martian hurricane. She is first captured by the bizarre and hideous Kaldanes, then the brutal Manatorians, where she is the prize in a tournament of Martian chess, jetan, that is played by live game pieces, and to the death! (Summary by Mark Nelson)

Genre(s): Science Fiction, Fantasy Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Prelude - John Carter Comes to Earth Mark Nelson
00:06:17
Play 01 Tara in a Tantrum Mark Nelson
00:24:21
Play 02 At the Gale's Mercy Mark Nelson
00:24:19
Play 03 The Headless Humans Mark Nelson
00:27:44
Play 04 Captured Mark Nelson
00:28:14
Play 05 The Perfect Brain Mark Nelson
00:23:13
Play 06 In the Toils of Horror Mark Nelson
00:29:11
Play 07 A Repellant Sight Mark Nelson
00:26:35
Play 08 Close Work Mark Nelson
00:23:25
Play 09 Adrift Over Strange Regions Mark Nelson
00:25:57
Play 10 Entrapped Mark Nelson
00:23:12
Play 11 The Choice of Tara Mark Nelson
00:25:04
Play 12 Ghek Plays Pranks Mark Nelson
00:22:20
Play 13 A Desperate Deed Mark Nelson
00:26:04
Play 14 At Ghek's Command Mark Nelson
00:25:23
Play 15 The Old Man of the Pits Mark Nelson
00:23:58
Play 16 Another Change of Name Mark Nelson
00:24:44
Play 17 A Play to the Death Mark Nelson
00:23:20
Play 18 A Task for Loyalty Mark Nelson
00:26:29
Play 19 The Menace of the Dead Mark Nelson
00:20:50
Play 20 The Charge of Cowardice Mark Nelson
00:25:12
Play 21 A Risk for Love Mark Nelson
00:22:06
Play 22 At the Moment of Marriage Mark Nelson
00:28:19