By Lynn Abbey

The world's most sensible 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 detailed anthology sequence set within the extraordinary urban of Sanctuary, the place you could benefit from the quiet splendor of Ambrosia condominium; pattern weird and wonderful pleasures on the residence of Whips; sip ale within the Vulgar Unicorn, and hear one of 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 a global of wonders - a wonderful analyzing experience!

Contents:
* advent - Robert Asprin
* Spiders of the crimson 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 aspect of Sanctuary - Robert Asprin

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She is going to thank me for finishing my undertaking, yet i have to nonetheless pay. examine me. while I left Sharranpip, i used to be as thin as you. I led a really exemplary existence. I ate little, I slept within the chilly and rain, I begged for my meals, I prayed a lot. yet throughout the years of my crimes and the crimes of my years, i've got eaten too good in order that Kemren, listening to of the fats fellow, wouldn't realize me. i've been reeling inebriated, i've got gambled—a poor sin—I have fought with fists and blade, i've got taken human lives, I…” He seemed as though he have been going to weep. Masha acknowledged, “But you didn’t give up smearing your self with butter? ” “I must have, I must have! ”  he cried. “But, except mendacity with ladies, that's the something i couldn't carry myself to do, although it used to be the 1st I must have performed! And I’ll pay for that once i am getting domestic, although that's the toughest factor for a clergyman to do! Even Kemren, i've got heard, although he not worships Weda Krizhtawn, nonetheless butters himself! “And the single cause I hand over doing that's that I’m yes that he’s conditioned his genuine spiders, and his dad or mum animals, to assault someone who’s coated with butter. That manner he could make definite or thinks he could make convinced, that no hunter of him will ever have the ability to get shut. this is the reason, although it nearly killed me with disgrace and guilt, I bathed this morning! ” Masha might have laughed if she hadn’t felt so sorry for him. That was once why his eyes had seemed so purple whilst he’d proven up at her residence after bathing. It hadn’t been fatigue yet tears that had performed it. They drew their guns, Masha a brief sword and Smhee an extended dagger. They set out for the bottom of the ridge of formations that ran down the centre of the isle like serrations on a dragon’s again. prior to they’d long gone a ways, Smhee positioned a restraining hand on her arm. “There’s a spider’s net simply forward. among these trees. be cautious of it. yet glance out for different hazards, given that one may be seen sufficient to distract your cognizance from others. And don’t put out of your mind that the thorns of those trees are most likely toxic. ” within the dim moonlight she observed the net. It used to be large, as extensive because the stretch of her fingers. She idea, if it’s so giant, what approximately its spinner? It appeared empty, although. She became to her left and walked slowly, her head became to monitor it. Then whatever vast scuttled out from less than the bush at her. She stifled her scream and leaped in the direction of the object rather than following her wish to run clear of it. Her sword leaped out because the factor sprang, and it spitted itself. anything delicate touched the again of her hand. the top of a waving leg. Smhee got here up in the back of it as she stood there retaining the sword out so far as she may to maintain the arachnid away. Her arm bought heavy with its weight, and slowly the blade sank in the direction of the floor. The fats guy slashed the thing’s again open along with his dagger. a nasty odour vented from it. He introduced his foot down on a leg and whispered, “Pull your sword out! I’ll preserve it pinned! ” She did so after which sponsored away. She used to be respiring very not easy.

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