The Story Behind ‘Under Strange Suns’ by Ken Lizzi

You can blame this one on Edgar Rice Burroughs. ERB popularized the sword-and-planet genre with his “A Princess of Mars” back in 1912, the first of the John Carter stories. Others writers joined the game. Leigh Brackett, with her Eric John Stark novels, took sword-and-planet stories beyond the confines of our solar system. Brackett added…