Gods of Mars is the second novel in Edgar Rice Burroughs' amazing Barsoom series. It is set ten years after The Princess of Mars. John Carter has returned to Mars, but this time he finds himself in the Valley Dor, while some think of it as Heaven Carter discovers it is more akin to Hell. This edition has a new introduction by World Fantasy Award winner Darrell Schweitzer. Schweitzer the former Editor of Weird Tales and a pre-emanate scholar of fantastic fiction places the Barsoom novels in their proper context. These novels will transport you to a lush Mars that never was. A Mars filled with strange and wonderful flora and fauna; giants and monsters, and most importantly maidens in distress and fabulous adventures.