''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.
!! This novel provides examples of:
* 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]].