Sixth entry in the authors' sprawling, grand-scale Death Gate fantasy series (The Hand of Chaos, p. 30, etc.). This time, protagonists Haplo the Patryn, whose magic derives from his tattoos, and Albert, the bumbling but mysteriously powerful Sartan, enter the Labyrinth--the deadly prison maze whence Haplo escaped in the inaugural volume. Like the previous entries, this one is far from independently intelligible; neither has the authors' technique--ranging from the wretched dialogue through the hopelessly flawed logic of the entire Death Gate notion--shown any sign of improvement. Still, the Weis & Hickman yarns sell exceedingly well. Why? Because they do. Stay tuned for the seventh- -and last--volume.