Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. Spine has small creases with tilt. 186 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1979. ISBN: 034528514X. Ashton had disappeared somewhere, somehow, on Skaith, the dying planet of the Ginger Star, and Stark was determined to find him, no matter what the cost.