By Lynn Abbey
The world's best fable 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 splendor of Ambrosia condo; pattern extraordinary pleasures on the condominium of Whips; sip ale within the Vulgar Unicorn, and hear probably the most unusual, risky, 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 wonderful interpreting experience!
* advent - Robert Asprin
* Spiders of the pink 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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