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Ill Met in Lankhmar

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Ill Met in Lankhmar

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Author: Fritz Leiber
Publisher: Science Fiction Book Club, 1996
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1970
Series: Lankhmar / Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser

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Book Type: Novella
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Sword and Sorcery
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Hugo and Nebula Award winning novella.

Back to back, eyeing their foes over the gleam of sharpened steel, stand the two greatest heroes ever to walk the world of Newhon: Fafhrd, the giant barbarian warrior from the Cold Waste; and the Gray Mouser, novice wizard, master thief and unparalleled swordsman. This is their story.

The story originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April 1970. The story can also be found in the anthologies Nebula Award Stories Six (1971), edited by Clifford D. Simak, The Hugo Winners, Volume 3: (1970-75) (1977), edited by Isaac Asimov, Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Fantasy Novels (1984), edited by Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg and Isaac Asimov, The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV (1986), edited by Terry Carr, and Swords Against Darkness (2017), edited by Paula Guran. It is half of Tor Double #19: Ill Met In Lankhmar/The Fair in Emain Macha (1990, with Charles de Lint) and is included in the collections Swords and Deviltry (1970), The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber (1990), The First Book of Lankhmar (2001) and Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories (2010).


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Ill Met in Lankhmar

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