Available for the first time in English! First appearing in New Type in 1986, this series continues into the new millennium. It's the Joker calendar year J.C. 2988. One of the Galaxy's most prestigious fatima meights, Dr. Clotho - only to have to thake them into custody by the local lord! He is a depraved upstart merchant by the name of Grand Duke Juba Bardiam, and he coverts the tow fatimas to satisfy his outlandish lecheries. Ballanche has no one to turn to for help, but his longtime friend Ladios Sopp to save his two daughters from Juba's slimy clutches. English text.