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Carson Napier is a male human and the main protagonist of Amtor.

He was a man who had grown exhausted with the planet Earth, he built himself a rocket ship intended for Mars. But instead ended up on the extraordinary planet of Venus.


Carson has pale skin, blue eyes, and blonde hair.



Pirates of Venus[]

Carson Napier is half-British, half-American, having a British father and an American mother. He was born in India where he learned telepathy from guru Chand Kabi. He tells his story through telepathy to Burroughs, as there might not be a chance for him to return from his adventures.

Carson Napier wanted to go to Mars to have an adventure, and he spent a great deal of time and much of his own funds building a ship for the adventure. However, forgetting to calculate the moon's gravity as a factor, Carson Napier is driven off course and finds himself headed straight for the sun. Thankfully, Venus' gravity pulls him down upon the planet instead.

Landing upon the planet, Carson soon realizes past the thick two layers of atmosphere that there is life there. Landing on a large island of vegetation he soon realizes he hasn't even landed of the surface of Venus quite yet.

Soon enough he is found by the people of Kooaad and it is here that he falls in love with Duare, the daughter of Jong (king) Mintep. However, Duare doesn't love him back until after the ending of Pirates of Venus. Carson Napier has many adventures upon Venus as he tries to save his beloved Duare, and to get her back home to her father, the Jong of Kooaad.

Carson of Venus: The Edge of All Worlds[]

Coming soon...


Carson Napier is a telepath, a skill he learned from Chand Kabi, and this is how he is able to tell us his adventures over such a distance. It is also said that the slightly lower gravity of Venus gives him a very minor (practically unnoticeable) boost in strength.



Duare is the Gan princess of Vepaja and Carson's ally.


  • "Carson" is an English name derived from a Scottish surname of unknown meaning[1]. "Napier" is a rare English name derived from an English and Scottish surname meaning '"linen keeper" in Middle English[2].