Bastei Lübbe #25003, ISBN 3-404-00780-8, 173 pages, 19 chapters, 40 lines/page
Translation of "The Space-Jackers" by Dr. Ingrid Rothmann
The Doppelgänger Commander John Koenig hesitatingly groped forwardly along. All his senses were strained. The glasslike walls of the cave path radiated an unreal light. As Koenig heard the steps and reacted, it was already too late. The man, who faced him, was his exact image. Koenig had the feeling of looking into a mirror. But his alleged mirror image led a weird independent existence. The face was distorted by hate. Before the genuine Koenig could draw his lasergun, his image fell on him. The hands of the Weird One were like steel clamps around the neck of the Commander...
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