Saturday, 3 June 2017
Carter And Flandry
(ii) Carter travels to Mars, Phobos and Jupiter and becomes Warlord of Mars. Flandry travels to many planets, including Jupiter, and meets the Duke of Mars.
(iii) Flandry becomes an informal advisor to an Emperor. Carter becomes Jeddak of Jeddaks (Emperor of Emperors).
(iv) Carter saves the lives of nearly everyone on Mars. Flandry saves the Terran Fleet, thus preventing the conquest of Earth.
(v) ERB's Martian Series
Vols I-V: John Carter and his son and daughter.
Vols VI-VIII: a second Earthman transported to Mars and two Martian warriors whose stories he transmits to Earth.
Vols IX-XI: a return to Carter as viewpoint character; his granddaughter; journeys to Phobos and Jupiter.
The Dominic Flandry Period
A former colleague and the heirs of a former antagonist.
The older Flandry, his son and daughter.
Both series go somewhere and are part of something bigger.