''Glory Lane'' is a novel by Creator/AlanDeanFoster. It is a very strange book. An alien, a punk, a nerd, and a valley girl team up to save the universe by keeping an EmpathicWeapon out of the hands of evil aliens. Along the way, they meet strange new lifeforms. And Neanderthals.
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!! This novel provides examples of:
* AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle: An alien in disguise on Earth is described as talking like this, stressing the wrong syllables and words, due to having learned English from a cheap crash course.
* LikeADuckTakesToWater: Seeth fits in much better in space than he ever did on Earth.
* PretenderDiss: Punk rock guy Seeth points out you can always tell the posers by their nice shoes.
* TheReveal: Foster does quite a good job of concealing through most of the book that [[spoiler: the punk and nerd are brothers]].
* {{Zipperiffic}}: Seeth is described as wearing a jacket 'dripping with zippers'.
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