Beasts of Gor

ISBN: 9780879973636
Year of publication: 1978
Sequence of author: Chronicles of counter-earth(№12)

Beasts of Gor

John Norman

Epic science fiction

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BEASTS OF GOR (Volume twelve of the Chronicles of Counter-Earth) by John Norman 1. The Sleen “There is no clue,” Samos had said. I lay awake on the great couch. I stared at the ceiling of the room. Light from a perforated lamp flickered dimly. The furs were deep and soft. My weapons lay to one side. A slave, sleeping, lay chained at my feet. There was no clue. “He might be anywhere,” had said Samos. He had shrugged. “We know only that somewhere he is among us.” We know little about that species of animal called the Kur. We do know it is blood-thirsty, that it feeds on human flesh and that it is concerned with glory. “It is not unlike men,” had once said Misk to me, a Priest-King. This story, in its way, has no clear beginning. It began, I suppose, some thousands of years ago when Kurii, in internecine wars, destroyed the viability of a native world. Their state at that time was sufficiently advanced technologically to construct small...

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