Author(s): George Alec Effinger
Man the fugitive: Two astronauts, Virdon and Burke, smash the time barrier and are marooned on a future world where apes are masters and men are slaves. Escape to tomorrow: Virdon and Burke battle a vicious band of killer apes waging a war of extermination against the helpless human population of their planet. Journey into terror: the discovery of a vital computer holds the promise of escape from the ape world, until gorilla warriors force a choice between priceless knowledge and the life of a friend. Lord of the Apes: Burke and Virdon, and their ape companion Galen, are free in a savage world. But theirs is the freedom of perpetual fugitives.