Rodney Nelson, an unassuming chemist, thinks he's just won the Wrestling World Magazine trivia contest and is about to claim his award. Instead, he is abducted by two hulking reverts who take him to Wrestling World the Planet, a place where wrestling is real and runs the economy. Here Rodney will become a referee, one of the most thankless jobs on the planet. Not content with his station as a ref, Rodney is given the opportunity to train as a wrestler in this crazy world with wrestlers like Extar the Shape Changer and Psycho the Cyclops. He falls in deeper when he meets Belair Belle, the most beautiful woman on six planets - also the women's champion. Rodney soon learns, though, that wrestling is a brutal business and the life expectancy of new recruits is painfully short.
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Author James Anderson packs enough action for a 300 page book in 185 pages. The plot is craftily and concisely woven. Illegal foreign objects and tactics abound in the ring; they almost become characters in their own rite. Anderson's wrestling villains are imaginative creations. The personas are extreme, but are given plausibility by their relentless psychotic fanaticisms. Belair Belle and her female opponents will not disappoint readers. Belair is more sensuous and tougher than any James Bond heroin. We don't find out until the very end whether Rodney will end up a hardened wrestler, a referee, or a quitter who returns to earth.