The knight and knave of swords
After their adventures in Swords and Ice Magic, Fafhrd the barbarian and Gray Mouser the thief remain on Rime Isle with their loves, seeking lives of respectability and peace. Fafhrd works to regain his archery skills after losing his left hand to Odin in battle. Meanwhile, the Gray Mouser embarks on a trading expedition aboard the ship Seahawk. But, their respite will soon come to an end-for on the world of Nehwon, a brother and sister plot to regain the treasures stolen from them by the pirates of Rime Isle. While The Lord of the Rings took the world by storm, Leiber's fantastic but thoroughly flawed antiheroes, Fafhrd and Grey Mouser, adventured and stumbled deep within the caves of Inner Earth as well, albeit a different one than Tolkien's. They wondered and wandered to the edges of the Outer Sea, across the Land of Nehwon and throughout every nook and cranny of gothic Lankhmar, Nehwon's grandest and most mystically corrupt city. Lankhmar is Leiber's fully realized, vivid incarnation of urban decay and civilization's corroding effect on the human psyche. Fafhrd and Mouse are not innocents, their world is no land of honor and righteousness. It is a world of human complexities and violent action, of discovery and mystery, of swords and sorcery.
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|Grouped Work ID||1afe520d-87af-5b84-2702-366707d34224|
|Grouping Title||knight and knave of swords|
|Grouping Author||fritz leiber|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2022-11-30 23:11:02PM|
|Last Indexed||2022-12-02 02:05:46AM|
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