By Lynn Abbey
The world's best myth writers spin tales and loop the loop with each one other's characters in stories from the Vulgar Unicorn, the second one assortment during this particular anthology sequence set within the striking urban of Sanctuary, the place you could benefit from the quiet attractiveness of Ambrosia residence; pattern weird and wonderful pleasures on the condominium of Whips; sip ale within the Vulgar Unicorn, and hear probably the most unusual, harmful, magical and lethal stories ever told...
Philip Jose Farmer, A.E. Van Vogt, Robert Asprin, Lynn Abbey, Janet Morris, David Drake and Andrew J. Offutt have dreamed up an international of wonders - a superb interpreting experience!
* advent - Robert Asprin
* Spiders of the red Mage - Philip José Farmer
* Goddess - David Drake
* The Fruir of Enlibar - Lynn Abbey
* The Dream of the Sorceress - A.E. van Vogt
* Vashanka's Minion - Janet Morris
* Shadow's Pawn - Andrew J. Offutt
* to protect the Guardians - Robert Asprin
* Essay: The Lighter part of Sanctuary - Robert Asprin
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Once they have been midway down the bore, they have been blasted with an immense growling and roaring. “Lions? ” Masha acknowledged. “No. Bears. ” bankruptcy 12 on the contrary finish have been enormous animals, their eyes glowing redly within the gentle, their fangs a lifeless white. the 2 intruders complicated after anticipating the bears to cost. yet those stayed through the entrance, although they didn't stop their thunderous roaring nor their slashes on the air with their paws. “The bears have been making the unusual cry,” she acknowledged. “I’ve obvious dancing bears within the bazaars, yet I by no means heard them make a noise like that. Nor have been they close to as huge. ” He acknowledged, “They’ve received chains round their necks. Come on. ” once they have been inside of a number of toes of the beasts, they stopped. The stench was once virtually overpowering now, and so they have been deafened by way of the uproar within the narrowness of the tunnel. Smhee instructed her to carry her torch regular. He opened his belt-bag and pulled out lengths of bamboo pipe and joined them. Then, from a small wood case, he carefully extracted a feathered dart. He inserted it in a single and raised the blowpipe nearly to his lips. “There’s adequate poison at the tip of the dart to kill a dozen men,” he stated. “However, I doubt that it'll do a lot damage, if any, if the dart sticks of their thick fats. So…” He waited many years, the pipe now at his lips. Then, his cheeks swelled, and the dart shot out. The undergo to the correct, roaring even louder, grabbed on the missile caught in its left eye. Smhee geared up one other dart into the pipe and took a step nearer. The monster at the left lunged opposed to the restraining collar and chain. Smhee shot the second one dart into its tongue. the 1st beast struck fell to 1 facet, its paws waving, and its roars subsided. the opposite took longer to turn into quiet, yet shortly either have been noisily snoring away. “Let’s wish they die,” Smhee acknowledged. “I doubt we’ll have time to shoot them back after we come again. ” Masha suggestion extra speedy main issue used to be that the roaring may need alarmed the mage’s servants. They went via a wide cavern, the ground of which used to be suffering from human, livestock, and goat skeletons and endure dung. They breathed via their mouths till they obtained to an go out. This used to be a doorway which resulted in a flight of steps. on the best of the stairs was once one other front with a closed colossal wood door. Affixed to 1 facet was once an exceptional wood bar. “Another drawback to pursuers,” Smhee acknowledged. “Which will, in our case, be the Raggah. ” After a cautious inspection of the door, he gripped its deal with and slowly opened it. Freshly oiled, it swung noiselessly. They went out right into a very huge room illuminated by means of six nice torches at one end.. the following streams of water ran out from holes within the ceiling and down wood troughs and onto many wood wheels set among steel uprights. opposed to the right-hand part of the a ways wall used to be one other closed door as sizeable because the first. It, too, will be barred close. in contrast to the naked partitions of the opposite caves, those have been painted with many unusual symbols. “There’s magic here,” Smhee stated.