So last night I started reading Planet in Peril, book 1 of the Cyborg Commando trilogy, the official novel line for Gary Gygax's rpg by the same name. I'll say one thing for this novel, it's a fast read. I'm already to page 118. It wouldn't take much effort for me to tear down the writing in Planet in Peril, but what would be the point? It's game fiction for a game that's generally regarded as one of the worst ever written (yes, Cyborg Commando will make an appearance in my "In Praise of Bad Games" series). I wasn't exactly expecting great literature when I blew a dollar on this puppy.