By John Norman
The video games of Gor are different, as are their gamers. There are the video games of planetary politics, during which worlds are contested. and people of towns and ubarates, of ponderous cavalries and fleets of lateen-rigged ships. And smaller video games, bloody video games, performed on a sq. of sand, within which the counters and items are edged guns. And, too, there's Kaissa, universal on Gor, performed with items of wooden, on a board of 100 squares. One may well imagine little might depend upon the results of the sort of benign activity, yet it is easy to be mistaken. the most important land strength within the northern latitudes of identified Gor has lengthy been the imperium of amazing Ar. opposed to her hegemonies at the continent, plans by means of her significant enemies, the maritime ubarates of Cos and Tyros, were rigorously drawn, projectively to contain assault from with out and subversion from inside of. Cabot, as soon as of Earth, is drawn into those intrigues. A foiled plot laid opposed to his existence leads him to the port urban of Brundisium, the place he obtains not just delight, yet keys to enciphered records germane to the machinations of Cos and Tyros. those might be dropped at Ar. however the armada of the maritime ubarates is already getting into the taking part port of Brundisium. Coinciding with the fortieth anniversary of the 1st publication of the Gorean Saga, TARNSMAN OF GOR, E-Reads is proud to free up the first actual whole ebook of all Gor books through John Norman, in either print and e-book versions, together with the long-awaited twenty sixth novel within the saga, WITNESS OF GOR. some of the unique Gor books were out of print for years, yet their attractiveness has persevered. every one booklet of this liberate has been in particular edited via the writer and is a definitive textual content.
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Echoed Arkan. She waved at him to be silent. ‘Your father chose to carry warning to the humans in the south. He had been the first to recognize the danger Delekhan and The Six were to our people, but knew he could not find allies enough among the clans to oppose them. So he sought those to the south who might be able to stop Delekhan. ’ Arkan wanted to ask a question, but he remained silent. ’ Arkan stared at her. None of this was widely known. ’ ‘Narab,’ she said. ‘When Narab killed Delekhan’s son and rose to take command of Clan Badger, he needed to make peace with me.
Their clans had never merged while her husband lived, but with Delekhan’s death she had deftly integrated the Badgers into the Snow Leopards. She was now the only force among the moredhel with enough power to thwart Narab. A warrior motioned for him to dismount as he reached his aunt’s tent, a sprawling thing divided into several segments by cleverly hung curtains. Inside, across an expanse of fine wool rugs, Liallan reclined on a pile of furs wearing travel garb made from the costliest of materials.
No more than usual,’ said the warrior in charge of the post with a wry chuckle. He extended his hand. ’ ‘Let’s hope our aunt feels the same,’ answered Arkan, taking his arm. Each gripped the other’s wrist. ’ Arkan didn’t try to hide his surprise. ’ With a slight smile the broad-shouldered fighter nodded once. ‘Head straight to the split in the trail, then right to the small clearing above the main camp. ’ Helmon was correct: Arkan found the pavilion he sought with ease. A great tent had been erected on a plateau overlooking the largest encampment in the area.