Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn

Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn - Thieves' World

eBook (04 Feb 2020) | English

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Synopsis

Belly up to Thieves' World®'s favorite bar for tales told by such fantasy stars as Philip José Farmer, David Drake, Janet Morris, and others.

In the second shared-world anthology of the Thieves' World® series, we see "the gods themselves taking a hand in the fight for the hearts, minds and souls of the citizens of Sanctuary" (Fantasy-Faction).

Via contributions from Philip José Farmer, David Drake, Lynn Abbey, A.E. van Vogt, Janet Morris, Andrew J. Offutt, and Robert Lynn Asprin, you'll revisit the nefarious characters of Sanctuary, including One-Thumb, the proprietor of the Vulgar Unicorn; Regli, a nobleman; Illyra, the seer; Hanes, the thief; the crime lord, Jubal; and introducing Tempus Thales, the immortal mercenary.

"It's the best kind of sequel, the kind which was not meticulously planned from the start, unlike the deliberate megafranchises being created today, which may be plotted out for a decade in advance of the launch. . . . An important book in the series . . . Many elements which will be exploited to huge degree and cast a huge shadow over later pages are introduced here for the first time. . . . In some ways, it provides an anticipatory, even direct, model for the grimdark of the nineties which would follow." -World of Antra

Book information

ISBN: 9781504060080
Publisher: Open Road Media
Imprint: Open Road Media
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.0876608
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 142
Weight: -1g