MEANING OF SILKS   
         Red Silk    White Silk   
TYPES OF SLAVES   
         Barbarian Girl    Bath Girl    Below-Deck Girl    Bond Maid    Bred Slaves   
         Chamber Slave    Coin Girl    Dancers    Display Slave    Draft Slave   
         Exotic Slave    Farm Slave    Field Slave    First Girl Flute Girl   
         House Slave    Kettle Girl    Kettle-and-mat Slave    Kitchen Slave    Last Girl   
         Love Slave    Luck Girl    Lure Girl    Mill Slave    Mul    Paga Slave   
         Passion Slave    Peasant Slave    Personnal Slave    Pierced Ear Girl    Pleasure Slave   
         Public Slave    Rent Slave    Scribe Slave Seduction Slave    Secret Slave   
         Self-contracted Slave    Side Block Girl    Silk Girl    Stable Slave   
         State Slave    Table Slave    Tower Slave    Village Slave   
         Whip Slave    Work Slave   
MALE SLAVES   
         General    Work Slaves    Silk Slaves    Brand and Collars    Prices   

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MEANING OF SILKS

Red Silk

"Cernus smiled. 'Our Physicians ascertained,' said he, 'that she is only a Red Silk Girl.'
'I scarcely supposed,' said I, 'that you would permit a White Silk girl to go alone on the streets of Ar.'
Cernus chuckled. 'Indeed not,' he said. 'The risk is too much, sometimes as much as ten gold pieces.'"

"Assassin of Gor" page 45

" 'There is a stain on your thigh,' I said.
'My Master took my virginity,' she said.
'You are now a red-silk girl,' I said.
'Yes, Master,' she said, 'I am now a red-silk girl.'
'Whos red-silk girl?' I asked.
'Your red-silk girl, Master,' she said."
"Explorers of Gor" page 200

" 'Tela, when captured,' he said, indicating a blonde, 'begged to be kept in white silk.' He laughed. 'After throwing her to a crew, for their pleasure, we put her, as she had asked, in white silk.'
'Amusing,' I said.
'She now often begs for red silk,' he said."
"Rogue of Gor" page 197

"Similarly, the expression 'red-silk,' in Gorean, tends to be used as a category in slaving, and also, outside of the slaving context, as an expression in vulgar discourse, indicating that the woman is no longer a virgin, or, as the Goreans say, at least vulgarly of slaves, that her body has been opened by men. Its contrasting term is 'white-silk,' usually used of slaves who are still virgins, or, equivalently, slaves whose bodies have not yet been opened by men. Needless to say, slaves seldom spend a great deal of time in the 'white-silk' category. It is common not to dally in initiating a slave into the realities of her condition."
"Blood Brothers of Gor" page 472

"The buyers were also informed that I was 'glana' or a virgin. The correlated term is 'metaglana,' used to designate the state to which the glana state looks forward, or that which it is regarded as anticipating. Though the word was not used of me I was also 'profalarina', which term term designates the state preceding, and anticipating, that of 'falarina', the state Goreans seem to think of as that of being a full woman, or, at least, as those of Earth might think of it, one who certainly is no longer a virgin. In both terms, 'glana' and 'profalarina,' incidentally, it seems that the states they designate are regarded as immature or transitory, state to be succeeded by more fully developed, superior states, those of 'metaglana' or 'falarina'. Among slaves, not free women, these things are sometimes spoken of along the lines as to whether or not the girl as been 'opened' for the uses of men. Other common terms, used generally of slaves, are 'white silk' and 'red silk', for girls who have not yet been opened, or have been opened, for the uses of men, respectively."
"Dancer of Gor" page 128

"I had been opened, I thought, I was now 'red silk!'"
"Dancer of Gor" page 204

White Silk

" 'But,' had said Ute, 'if a man seizes you, you are not to yield yourself to him, for you are white silk.'
A flash of irritation passed through me. 'I am charged with the protection of my market value?' I asked, ironically.
'Yes,' said Ute, matter-of-factly. 'Though I, if I were a man, would pay more for a red-silk girl.'
'I must do nothing,' I said, 'to diminish the investment of Rask of Treve?' 'That is correct,' said Ute.
'What if I am simply seized, and my attacker is not prepared to listen to reason?' I asked.
Ute laughted. It was the first time I had seen her laugh in the camp. I was pleased I had made her laugh.
'Cry out,' said Ute, 'and the others will take you from him and get him a red-silk girl.'
'All right,' I had said."
"Captive of Gor" page 306/7

"I had been opened, I thought, I was now 'red silk!'"
"Dancer of Gor" page 204

"Then I felt him remove the white-silk ribbon from my collar. In a moment he had fastened something else there, in its place, doubtless another ribbon, doubtless the red-silk ribbon which had been given to him earlier by Mirus. He jerked it down on the collar, snugly."
"Dancer of Gor" page 209

" 'To be sure,' I said, ' "white" in the context of "white-silk girl" tends less to suggest purity and innocence to the Gorean than ignorance, naivety, and a lack of experience. One expects a red-silk girl, for example, to not only be able to find her way about the furs, but, subject to the whip, owned and dominated, perhaps chained, to prove herself a sensuous treasure within them."
"Savages of Gor" page 205

"The man whom I had served wine reached clumsily for me.
'I am white silk!' I cried, shrinking back.
'Wine!' cried the other man.
I tried to rise, but the man's hand was knotted in the silk. If I moved I would strip myself.
Another girl, on her knees, reaching for him, holding his head, insinuated herself between us. 'I am red silk,' she murmured. 'Touch me! Touch me!'
His hands left my silk and I darted away."
"Captive of Gor" pages 324/5

"I pressed against the bars putting my hands through, trying to touch him. He came back to the bars and took my hands, holding me against the bars.
'When will you use me?' I asked.
'You are white silk,' he had said, and turned away.
I had moaned, leaning against the bars, lonely. I was filled with strange sensations. The three moons were bright in the sky. I shook the bars, but I was locked within. I saw him disappear in the darkness, toward the wagons. I held the bars, and pressed my cheek against them, and wept."
"Captive of Gor" pages 106/7

"The meal was served by slave girls in white tunics, each wearing a white-enameled collar. These would be girls in training, some of them perhaps White Silk Girls, being accustomed to the routines and techniques of serving table."
"Assassin of Gor" page 88

"One of them carried a large pitcher of the diluted Ka-la-na wine and stepped behind us, climbing the two steps to the broad wooden dais on which our tables were set. She bent over my left shoulder woodenly, her body stiff. 'Wine, Master?' she asked.
'She-sleen,' hissed Ho-Tu. 'How is it that you first serve wine to a strange man at the table of your master?'
'Forgive Lana,' said she, tears springing to her eyes.
'You belong in the iron pens,' said Ho-Tu.
'He frightens me,' she wept. 'He is of the black caste.'
'Serve him wine,' said he, 'or you will be stripped and thrown into a pen of male slaves.'
The girl turned and withdrew, then approached again, climbing the stairs, delicately, as though timidly, head down. Then she leaned forward, bending her knees slightly, her body graceful, and spoke, her voice a whisper in my ear, an invitation, 'Wine, Master?' as though offering not wine, but herself. In a large house, with various slave girls, it is thought only an act of courtesy on the part of a host to permit a guest the use of one of the girls for the evening. Each of the girls considered eligible for this service, at one time or another during the evening, will approach the guest and offer him wine. His choice is indicated by the one from whom he accepts wine.
I looked at the girl. Her eyes met mine, softly. Her lips were slightly parted. 'Wine, Master?' she asked.
'Yes,' I said, 'I will have wine.'
She poured the diluted wine into my cup, bowed her head and with a shy smile, backed gracefully down the stairs behind me, then turned and hurried away. 'Of course,' said Ho-Tu, 'you may not have her tonight, for she is White Silk.' 'I understand,' I said."
"Assassin of Gor" pages 88/9

"I passed several chained slave girls kneeling on a stone tier. They were doubtless girls in training, and reasonably well advanced in training. They had been brought to see the races, that they might be pleased and stimulated, that they might return to their training refreshed and recreated. They were clearly enjoying themselves, and some were making bets, the stakes being pleasure beads from the contents of the jewelry and cosmetic box allotted to each, usually kept in her cell. They were fastened together wrist to wrist by slave bracelets. At each end of the line there was a guard. The slaves wore light, hooded cloaks, the length of which, when they stood, would fall slightly above the hem of their brief slave livery. The garments had rather large sleeves and fastened with a cord under the chin. It protected them from the sun to some extent but even more from the glances of the curious. Some of the girls, judging by the stripes on the hoods and cloaks were White Silk, and others Red Silk. The White Silk Girls, of course, having been released from the house, would have been placed in locked, iron belts."
"Assassin of Gor" page 147

"Sura turned to Ho-To. 'The Tuchuk girl,' she said, 'keeps quarters with the Assassin. I do not object. Take the others to cells of Red Silk.'
'They are White Silk,' said Ho-To.
Sura laughed. 'Very well,' she said, to cells of White Silk. Feed them well.' "
"Assassin of Gor" page 154

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TYPES OF SLAVES

Barbarian Girl

"Have you any idea of the expense of acquiring a barbarian woman from beyond the cities the distances involved? Normally they can be brought in only one at a time, on tarnback. A caravan of common slave wagons would take a year to go beyond the cities and return."
"Assassin of Gor" page 20

“Few of them have even a smattering of Gorean,” he said. “And they act strangely. They beg and weep and whine. One would think they had never seen a slave collar of slave chains before. They are beautiful, but they are stupid. The only thing they understand is the whip,” Portus looked down, dissgusted. “Men even go to see them sold, out of curiousity, for they either stand there, numb, not moving, or scream and fight, or cry out in their barbarian tongues.”
"Assassin of Gor" page 21

"I suspected the House of Cernus was attempting to create a need for barbarian girls, if only to add variety to a rich man’s Pleasure Gardens-—girls of a sort it seemed it could supply I numbers not possible to competing slavers. The major obstacle to this plan, of curse, was that barbarian girls tended to be ignorant and untrained.
"Assassin of Gor" page 112

"I noted, however, that Sura had insisted that the girls not refine their accents overly much, for it must remain clear they were barbarians; further, Virginia and Phyllis were encouraged to slur and lisp certain sounds, it being thought appealing in female slaves;"
"Assassin of Gor" Page 200

"But perhaps more importantly he had been spreading rumors throughout the city of the desirability of trained barbarians, of which he now had several in training, those who had been brought to Gor with Virginia and Phyllis, some who had been brought to the pens earlier and not sold off immediately, and a large number who had been brought in subsequent trips to the Voltai by the ship of the slavers;"
"Assassin of Gor" Page 205

"It was on the evening of the fourth day of the Love Feast that Cernus decided to bring Elizabeth Cardwell, Virginia Kent and Phyllis Robertson, with his other barbarian slave girls kidnapped from Earth, before the buyers, not only of Ar but of all the cities of known, civilized Gor."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 281

"Particularly, I suspected, were they waiting for the more than one hundred barbarians that Cernus had promised them, girls kidnapped from Earth to be Gorean pleasure slaves."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 295

"I am offered five hundred and forty gold pieces for these hot-blooded barbarian beauties," called the auctioneer, "only five hundred and forty gold pieces for this exquisite set of animals, in prime condition and superbly trained to tantalize you, to torment you, to drive you wild with pleasure! Do I hear more? Come now, gentle brothers and sisters of Ar, when again will such superb creatures be yours to ensteel for only a paltry sum of golden coin!"
"Assassin of Gor" Page 305

" 'Are many Gorean slave girls of Earth origin?' she asked. 'I assume all human Goreans are of Earth origin,' I said. 'I mean,' she said, 'like me, a girl born and raised on Earth, and then brought to Gor as a slave.' 'Statistically,' I said, 'surely few. How many I would not know.' 'Ten,' she asked, 'twenty?' 'Perhaps some four or five thousand,' I said. 'I would not know.' Such a number, I conjectured, would not even be missed in a population which teemed like that of Earth."
"Beasts of Gor" page 247

Bath Girl

"Beneath the toweling Nela wore nothing; about her neck, rather than a common slave collar, she like the other bath girls, wore a chain and plate. On her plate was the legend: I am Nela of the Capacian Baths. Pool of Blue Flowers. I cost one tarsk.
Nela was an expensive girl, thought there were pools where the girls cost as much as a silver tarn disk. The tarsk is a silver coin, worth forty copper tarn disks. All the girls in the Pool of Blue Flowers cost the same, except novices in training who would go for ten or fifteen copper tarn disks. There were dozens of pools in the vast, spreading Capacian Baths. In some of the larger pools the girls went as cheaply as one copper tarn disk. For the fee one was entitled to use the girl as he wished for as long as he wished, his use of course, limited by the hours of the pool’s closing."
"Assassin of Gor page 160/1

"The first time I had seen Nela, several days ago, she had been playing in the pool alone, rolling about. It took but one glance and I dove into the water swam to her, seized her by the ankle and dragged her under, kissing her, rolling about beneath the surface. I liked the lips and feel of her and when we broke surface, she and I laughing, I asked her how much she went for. “For a tarsk,”she laughed, and turned about, looking at me, “but you will have to catch me first.”
"I knew this game of bath girls, as though they, mere slaves, would dare to truly flee from one who pursued them, and I laughed, and she, too, sensing my understanding, laughed. The girl commonly pretends to swim away but is outdistanced and captured. I knew that few men could, if a bath girl did not wish it, come close to them in the water. They spend much of the day in the water and, it is said, are more at ease in that element than the Cosian song fish."
"Assassin of Gor page 161

"The pools were beautiful, and yet I knew that somewhere, chained in darkness, were gangs of male slaves who cleaned them each night; and there were of course the Bath Girls of Ar, of which Nela was one, said to be the most beautiful of Gor."
"Assassin of Gor page 164

Below-Deck Girl

"How ugly you are, Below-Deck Girl," said one of the girls in a small deck cage.
I looked at her. She was auburn-haired, and, like all the slave girls on the Clouds of Telnus, whether cage girls or below-deck girls, stripped; girls are not permitted clothing on a slave ship. She was sitting with her knees drawn up in the tiny cage. She could not completely stretch her body.
"Slave Girl of Gor" page 322

"There were small cages, lashed down on the deck of slave ships…. The sailors may, for their pleasure, gaze upon the lovely prisoners of the cages….They are readily available. A cage door need only be opened and the girl pulled to the deck.
"Slave Girl of Gor" page 317

Bond Maid

"The women cried out in misery. To enter the circle, if one is a female, is, by the laws of Torvaldsland, to declare oneself a bond-maid. A woman, of course, need not enter the circle of her own free will. She may, for example, be thrown within it, naked and bound. Howsoever she enters the circle, voluntarily or by force, free or secured, she emerges from it, by the laws of Torvaldsland, as a bond-maid."
"Marauders of Gor" page 44 "I saw people running down the sloping green land, toward the water. Several came form within the palisade. Among them, white kirtled, collared, excited, ran bond-maids. These, upon the arrival of their Master are permitted to greet him. The men of the north enjoy the bright eyes, the leaping bodies, the squealing, the greetings of their bond-bond maids. In the fields I saw an overseer, clad in scarlet, with a gesture of his hand, releasing the thralls. Then, they, too, ran down toward the water."
"Marauders of Gor" page 82/3

Bred Slaves

"I remembered, too, the girls in the last tavern, if it was a tavern, lascivious in their dancing silks, pleasure slaves bred like animals for passion. If there were natural slaves and natural free men, as the Older Tarl had insisted, those girls were natural slaves. It was impossible to conceive of them as other than they had been."
"Tarnsman of Gor" page 61 "Watching us was a woman in Pleasure Silk, of remarkable beauty, yet with a certain subtle hardness and contempt about her. She wore a yellow collar, that of the House of Cernus, and yellow Pleasure Silk. The slave bells, a double row, were locked on her left ankle. About her throat there hung a slave whistle. From her right hand, looped about the wrist, there dangled a slave goad. She was fairly complected but had extremely dark hair and dark eyes, very red lips; the movement of her exquisite body was a torment to observe; she looked at me with a slight smile, regarding the black of the tunic, the mark of the dagger; her lips were full and magnificiently turned, probably a characteristic bred into her; I had no doubt this black-haired, cruelly beautiful woman was a bred Passion Slave. She was one of the most rawly sensuous creatures on which I had ever looked.
'I am Sura,' she said, looking at me, 'I teach girls to give pleasure to men.'"
"Assassin of Gor" page 150

"Most Gorean slave girls are comely, or beautiful. This is easy to understand. It is almost always the better looking women who are taken for slaves, and, of course, in breeding slaves, it is commonly only the most beautful of female slaves who are used, these usually being crossed, hooded, with handsome male silk slaves, also hooded. The female offspring of these matings needless to say, are often exquisite. (...)
Some female slaves, incidentally, have a pedigreed lineage going back through several generations of slave matings, and their masters hold the papers to prove this. It is a felmony in Gorean law to forge or falsify such papers. (...)
In the case of the bred female slave, of course, she has been legally and literally, in anyone's understanding, bred to the collar, and in a full commercial and economic sense, as a business speculation on the part of masters. The features most often selected for by the breeders are beauty and passion opposed to the pseudomasculine type of intelligence often found in women with large amounts of male hormones, is commonly linked, apparently genetically, with these two hitherto mentioned properties."
"Savages of Gor" page 68/9

Chamber Slave

"So she was a slave girl. But on her collar there was not written the name of her owner and his city, as I would have expected. Instead I had read there only the Gorean numeral which would correspond to “708”.
“You may do with me what you please,” said the girl, turning to face me. “As long as you are in this room I belong to you.”
“I don’t understand,” I said.
“I am a Chamber Slave,” she said.
“I don’t understand,” I said.
“It means,” she said, irritably, “that I am confined to this room, and that I am the slave of whoever enters the room.”
"Priest Kings of Gor" page 36

"He tells me," said she, "that he has at last bribed the chamber slave in the compartments of Cernus to allow him access to the compartments at given times."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 178

Coin Girl

"It is called the Street of the Writhing Slave. It is dark and narrow, and not far from the wharves. It has it’s name from the fact that most renters of, and dealers in, Coin Girls in Victoria, keep their kennels on this street. The girls of the day, designated by a coiled whip pressed against their left shoulder, wearing their neck chaines, with the attached bell and coin box, are sent into the streets in the late afternoon and expected to return before the nineteenth Ahn. And woe to the girl who does not return with a jangling coin box on her neck chain!"
"Guardsman of Gor" Page 143

"We heard the sound of a bell, and then, a moment later, that of coins in a metal box. The girl in a brown rag, slave, emerged from the shadows. About her neck, chained, there was a bronze bell, hollow, flattish, with sloping sdes, with a flat top and ring, and a slotted, metal coin box, locked. Swiftly she knelt befor eme. She bit at my tunic, and licked at the side of my let. She liftedher head. “Have me for a tarsk bit, Master,” she begged. Her hands were braceleted behind her back.
"Rogue of Gor" page 89

"That too was my conjecture," I said. though the Gorean coin girl is commonly one of several girls, one of a stable there so to speak, sent daily into the streets to earn money as the chattels they are for their master, under the penalty of whippings or tortures, or death, if their day's work does not prove sufficiently lucrative, it is not unknown for this sensual charge to be also placed upon a private girl, usually as a punishment for having failed in some way, often trivial or negligible, to be fully pleasing."
"Rogue of Gor" page 294

Dancers

"Dancers bring high prices on Gor. Some slavers specialize in dancers, renting them, and buying and selling them. Two such houses in Ar are those of Kelsius and Aurelius. Some say that the finest dancers on Gor are found in Ar; others say that they are found in Port Kar, and others that they are in the Tahari, or in Tuna. These controversies, I think, are fruitless. I have been in many cities and in each I have found marvelous dancers. The matter is further complicated by the buying and selling of girls and their shipment, as merchandise, among cities. A dancer has usually had many masters; her fair throat has been graced by many collars. In some cities if a dancer is not thought to have been sufficiently pleasing she is thrown to the patrons of the tavern to be torn to pieces or beaten. If she is thought to have been sufficiently pleasing she may be auctioned, for the period of an Ahn, to the highest bidder."
"Explorers of Gor" page 343

Display Slave

"Aulus had chained me at his stirrup. He had used me as a display slave, to enhance his appearance, to add to the effect he might make when he came into the presence of Pietro Vacci. It is a use for slaves. I was proud that I had been put at his stirrup. In such small ways a slave may gather that she is exciting and beautiful."
"Dancer of Gor" page 367

"Too, Aulus had chained me at his stirrup. He used me as a display slave, to enhance his appearance, to add to the effect he might make when he came into presence of Pietro Vacchi. It is a use for slaves."
"Dancer of Gor" page 367

Draft Slave

"There are various types of "exotics" bred by Gorean slavers, all of who are to be distinguished from more normal varieties of bred slaves, such as Passion Slaves and Draft Slaves. Exotics may be bred for almost any purpose, and some of these purposes, unfortunately, seem to be little more than to produce quaint or unusual specimens."
"Raiders of Gor" Page 15

Exotic Slave

"Exotics are normally bred for some deformity which is thought to be appealing. On the other hand, sometimes the matter is much more subtle and sinister. For example it is possible to breed a girl whose saliva will be poisonous; such a woman, placed in the Pleasure Gardens of an enemy, can be more dangerous than the knife of an Assassin."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 115

"Then in what way are they exotic?" I asked.
Ho-Tu looked at me and grinned. "They know nothing of men," said he.
"You mean they are White Silk?" I asked.
He laughed. "I mean they have been raised from the time they were infants in these gardens. They have never looked on a man. They do not know they exist." I then understood why only women had been seen in these rooms.
I looked again through the glass, at the gentle girls, sporting and playing together by the pool.
"They are raised in complete ignorance," said Ho-Tu. "They do not even know they are women.
I listened to the music of the lute, and was disturbed.
"Their life is very pleasant, and very easy," said Ho-Tu. "They have no duties other than to seek their own pleasure."
"And then?" I asked.
"They are very expensive," said Ho-Tu. "Normally the agent of a Ubar who has been victorious in battle will purchase one, for his high officers, to be brought to the victory feast." Ho-Tu looked at me. "The attendants, when the girl is purchased, give her a drug in her food that night, and remove her from the gardens. She is kept unconscious. She will be revived at the height of the Ubar's victory feast, commonly to find herself unclothed in a cage of male slaves set up among the tables.
I looked back at the girls through the glass.
"Not infrequently," said Ho-Tu, "they go mad, and are slain the following morning."
"And if not?" I asked.
"Commonly," Said Ho-Tu, "they will seek out a female slave, one who reminds them of the attendants in the garden, and this woman will comfort them, and explain to them what they are, that they are women, that they are slaves, that they must wear a collar and that they must serve men.
"Is there more to the House of Cernus?" I asked, turning away.
"Of course," bowed Ho-Tu, leading me away from the area.
One of the women looked at me as I left and smiled. I did not smile back."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 115/6

"There are various types of "exotics" bred by Gorean slavers, all of who are to be distinguished from more normal varieties of bred slaves, such as Passion Slaves and Draft Slaves. Exotics may be bred for almost any purpose, and some of these purposes, unfortunately, seem to be little more than to produce quaint or unusual specimens."
"Raiders of Gor" Page 15

Farm Slave

"High-farm girls!” she whispered, as she passed the bond-maids of Ivar Forkbeard. In the south the southern slave girl commonly regards her northern counterparts as bumpkins, dolts from the high farms on the slopes of the mountains of Torvaldsland; she thinks of them as doing little but swilling tarsk and dunging fields; she regards them as, essentially, nothing more than a form of bosk cow, used to work, to give simple pleasure to rude men, and to breed thralls."
"Marauders of Gor" Page 86?

Field Slave "In the softness of the dust, then among the vines, moving across the field, our tharlarion in stately gait, we approached the girl, she at the large wooden tank, filling the vessels which would be slung over her yoke. She wore a brief, brown rag, perhaps from some other girl who had been given something better. Her hair had been cropped rather closely to her head, as is not uncommon with field slaves. She was barefoot and her feet and calves were white with dust. She lifted the large vessel from the tank with both hands, and then, her head down for a moment, rested it on the rim of the tank. She then, after a time, carefully, slowly, lowered it to the ground. It would not do to spill the water. She moved slowly, as though her body might be stiff and sore. I conjectured that her muscles ached. She was not accustomed, I supposed, to such labor."
"Magicians of Gor" page 299

“Your labors seem arduous,” I said.
“It is as my master pleases,” she said, looking up at me.
“And your day is long?” I asked.
“As my master pleases,” she said.
“You are a field slave,” I said.
“Yes, Master,” she said.

"Magicians of Gor" page 301

First Girl

"When more than one slave girl stands in a relationship of slave girls, as when they serve in the same shop or house, or adorn the same rich man's pleasure gardens, it is common for the master, or masters, to appoint a "first girl." Her authority is then to the other girls as is that of the master. This tends to reduce squabbling. The first girl is usually, though not always, the favorite of the master. There is usually much competition to be first girl. First girls can be cruel and petty but commonly, they attempt to govern with intelligence and justice. They know that another girl, at the master's whim, may become first girl, and that they themselves may then be under her almost absolute power."
"Explorers of Gor" Page 77

"(...)in a group of female slaves, for example, in a pleasure gardens, a fortress or a tavern, there will usually be a girl appointed First Girl. Indeed, if there is a large number of slaves, there are sometimes hierarchies of "first girls," lower-level first girls reporting to higher-level first girls, and so on. The lower-level slaves will commonly address their first girl as "Mistress.""
"Magicians of Gor" Page 123

"A switch was put in the hands of Eta. She stood over me. I put down my head. She did not strike me. I looked up at her. I realized then that she was first girl in the camp, and that I must obey her, that she had been empowered to set me tasks and duties. Suddenly I feared her. . . . Now I realized I must, without question, take slave instructions from her and discharge swiftly and well whatever menial duties she might place upon me. . . . I had little doubt she would use the switch, and richly, upon me, did I not work well. . . . She could command me. She held the switch. I would obey. She was first girl."
"Slave Girl of Gor" Page 66

"You are 1st girl," I told Constance. "Yes, Master" she said. "Constance is 1st girl," I told her who had been the Lady Tina of Lydius. "Yes, Master", said she who had been the Lady Tina of Lydius. "Address her as Mistress," I told the former free girl. "Mistress," said she who had been the former Lady Tina of Lydius, frightened, to Constance. "Slave," responded Constance to her, confirming the former free woman as second girl."
"Beasts of Gor" Page 135

"The suspension of brush-and-comb privileges is also used, upon occasion, by the first girls as a disciplinary measure, within the coffle. Other disciplinary measures practiced among girls themselves involve such things as bonds, the control of rations and switchings. Girls, thus, under the control of first girls, reporting to the masters, commonly keep a good order among themselves. All, of course, including the first girls, are in all things subject, ultimately, to the total authority of the master."
"Savages of Gor" Page 231

"She was dressed, save for her bondage strings, in much the same way as most of the women of the red hunters, bare-breasted, with high boots and panties. Thistle, however, behind her, was naked, in a northern yoke and on a leather leash...."We are going to pick moss and grass,"she said...."That is good," I said. "Why is Thistle yoked?" "It pleased me, Master", said Thimble, first girl. "Was she insubordinate?" I asked. "She said a sharp word to me," said Thimble."Did you switch her, too?" I asked. "Of course, Master," said Thimble. "Excellent," I said. Discipline must be kept in the tent."
"Beasts of Gor" Pages 196/197

Flute Girl

"Here and there upon the walls, among those working, were silked flute girls, sometimes sitting cross-legged on large stones, above the heads of workers, sometimes moving about among the workers, some strolling, playing, at other times turning and dancing. Some were also on the lower level, even on the Wall Road."
"Magicians of Gor" page 103

"Flute girls, incidentally, when hired from their master, to entertain and serve at parties, are commonly unbelted, that for the convenience of the guests,"
"Magicians of Gor" page 122

"their swords had been broken and they had been conducted by common Warriors, to the music of flute girls, a pasang beyond the walls of Ar, and ordered from her environs."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 393

House Slave

“I gather that,” I said, “in spite of the doubtless large numbers of beautiful slaves in the house of Appanius, you were to be trained as a house slave.”
"Magicians of Gor" page 312

Kettle Girl

"Among the crowd, though it was predominantly male, there were, as I might have mentioned, several women, perhaps one in ten or fifteen; many of these were doubtless rich, and of High Caste; some of them were probably interested in picking up a serving slave; kettle wenches, so to speak, would probably be purchased at one of the minor markets;"
"Assassin of Gor" Page 291/292

"She was sold to a keeper of one of the public kitchens in a cylinder, a former creditor of her father, who had in mind making a profit on her; she worked in the kitchen for a year as a pot girl, sleeping on straw and chained at night."
"Assassins of Gor" page 164

Kettle-and-mat Slave

"At the minor blocks in the small houses, or even the minor blocks in the Curulean, sales are conducted with a swiftness and dispatch that gives the girl little time to interest and impress buyers, with the result that even a very fine girl, to her indignation and shame, may be sold for only an average price to an average buyer, who may use her for little more than, as it is said, kettle and mat."
"Assassin of Gor" page 112

“We will need one,” said Clitus, “to cook, and clean, and run errands.” Telima cast him a dark look.
“Telima, said Telima, “is not a serving slave.”
“kettle girl,” I said.
She sniffed.
“I would say,” laughed Thurnock, grinning, “kettle and mat!”
I held Telima by the chin, regarding her. “Yes, “ I said, “doubtless both kettle and mat.”
Raiders of Gor" page 98

Kitchen Slave

"I heard a movement near us. I turned and saw a female slave, in a rep-cloth kitchen tunic, stained with food, approaching, bearing a tray of fruit with a flask of wine. She was followed by a guard.
The slave knocked timidly on the door of the cell.
The girl sprang up from the divan, wiped oil from her wrists on a towel, threw back her hair, and stood regally in the center of the room. "Enter," she said. The guard unlocked the door and the kitchen slave, deferentially, entered, her head down and placed the tray of fruit and wine on a small low table near the divan. She then, head down, began to back lightly away.
"Assassin of Gor" page 183

Last Girl

"This was the position of “Last Girl,” which, fittingly, she should occupy, being the newest girl on the coffle."
"Savages of Gor" page 240

Love Slave

"It is a beautiful moment when the woman realizes that the man who owns her is her love master, and the man realizes that the girl he bought, looking up at him, tears in her eyes, is his love slave.
Then the only danger is that he will weaken. One must be strong with a love slave. If one truly loves her, he will be that strong. The slavery in which a love slave is kept is an unusually deep slavery. She must serve him with perfection which would stun and startle other girls; if she should fail in any way, even in so small a way that the lapse would be overlooked in the case of another wench, or bring perhaps a mild word of reprimand, she is likely to be tied at the slave ring and whipped; there is a good reason for this; she is, you see, a love slave; no woman can be more in a man’s power; and with no woman must he be stronger."
"Beasts of Gor" page 236

"They are prized, and relished. They become radiant, and zealous, and passionate, hot, devoted and dutiful. They set themselves to win the love of their master, and not unoften they succeed. Many then become the love slaves of love masters. They are kept as slaves, of course, for they are slaves; too, of course, as slaves, they are kept under perfect discipline. She, as other slaves, would not want it any other way. How could she, or any other slave, respect a master too weak to enforce discipline, too weak to get the whole slave from her? They are radiant. They are joyous in their collars. To be sure, not all slaves are love slaves."
"Tribesmen of Gor" page 13

Luck Girl

a slave girl who acts as mascot onboard ship; her use is usually reserved for the captain of the ship, but she may be shared with the crew, usually as a disciplinary measure.
"Tribesmen of Gor" page 61

Lure Girl

"She was the slave who, earlier, had been used by Yellow Knives as, in effect, a lure girl, one used to distract or, say, entrap a warrior."
"Blood Brothers of Gor" page 248

"Such devices, of course, but without the authenticity and ultimate surrender, are often resorted to by "lure girls," slaves who serve as bait for captains who need crewmen, masters of work gangs, and such. Such work can be very dangerous, given the astuteness of many Gorean masters."
"Dancer of Gor" page 244

Mill Slave

"There are other girls who work in the mills, chained to their looms."
"Beasts of Gor" page 250

Mul

“In the Nest,” said Misk, “the expression "Mul" is used to designate a human slave.”
"Priest Kings of Gor" Page 94

Paga Slave

"There are paga slaves," I said, "who must please their master's customers in his tavern."
"Beasts of Gor" page 250

I noted that Tendite now, again, served in the tavern. I noted, too, that, clad in yellow silk, belled on the left ankle, as another paga girl, the dancer, she whom Thurnock had sported with, too, carried a vessel of paga about. When she was not dancing, Sarpedon, I gathered, used her as a common paga slave, not unlike the others. It was more economical, I supposed, to do so.
"Greetings, Captain," said Thurnock.
"Greetings, Captain," said Rim.
Both men seemed well relaxed.
I nodded with my head toward the dancer, now serving as a common paga slave. I did not wish my men to be cheated. "How much did she cost you?" I asked Thurnock.
"Since, when not dancing, she serves with the common slaves," said Thurnock, "she came, like the others, for the price of a cup of paga."
"Hunters of Gor" page 62

Passion Slave

"There are various types of "exotics" bred by Gorean slavers, all of who are to be distinguished from more normal varieties of bred slaves, such as Passion Slaves and Draft Slaves. Exotics may be bred for almost any purpose, and some of these purposes, unfortunately, seem to be little more than to produce quaint or unusual specimens."
"Raiders of Gor" Page 15

"I wondered if Vika might be a bred slave, a Passion Slave, one of those girls bred for beauty and passion over generations by the zealous owners of the great Slave Houses of Ar, for lips such as Vika’s were a feature often bred into Passion Slaves; they were lips formed for the kiss of a master."
"Priest Kings of Gor" page 53

"I looked to one side and was startled. Watching us was a woman in Pleasure Silk, of remarkable beauty, yet with a certain subtle hardness and comtempt about her. She wore a yellow collar, that of the House of Cernus, and yellow Pleasure Silk. The slave bells, a doublt row, were locked on her left ankle. About her throat there hung a slave whistle. From her right hand, looped about the wrist, there dangled a slave goad. She was fairly complected but had extremely dark hair and dar eyes, very red lips. The movement of her exquisite body was a torment to observe; she looked at me with a slight smile, regarding the black of the tunic, the mark of the dagger; her lips were full and magnificently turned, probably a characteristic bred into her; I had no doubt this black-haird, cruelly beautiful woman was a bred Passion Slave. She was one of the most rawly sensuous creatures on which I had ever looked.
"Assassin of Gor" Page 150

Peasant Slave

"There are girls in peasant villages, and girls on great farms, who cook and carry water to the slave gangs."
"Beasts of Gor" page 250

Personal serving Slave

“’I have been assigned by my master, Appanius, to Milo, to be a personal serving slave to him, to clean his quarters, run his errands, and such.’”
"Magicians of Gor" page 366

Pierced Ear Girl

"Another custom, long practiced in the far south, below the Gorean equator, in Turia, for example, is the piercing of the ears of the female slave; this custom, though of long standing in the far south, did not begin to spread with rapidity in the north until, again, it was introduced in Ar. At a feast Marlenus, as a special treat for his high officers, presented before them a dancer, a female slave, whose ears had been pierced. She had worn, in her degradation, golden loops in her ears; she had not been able, even, to finish her dance; at a sign from Marlenus she had been seized, thrown to the tiles on which she had danced, and raped by more than a hundred men. Ear piercing, from this time, had begun to spread rapidly through the north, masters, and slavers, often inflicting it on their girls. Interestingly, the piercing of the septum, for the insertion of a nose ring, is regarded, generally, a great deal more lightly by female slaves than the piercing of the ears. Perhaps this is partly because, in the far south, the free women of the Wagon Peoples wear nose rings; perhaps it is because the piercing does not show; I do not know. The piercing of the ears, however, is regarded as being the epitome of a slave girl's degradation. Any woman, it is said, with pierced ears, is a slave girl.
"Marauders of Gor" page 113

"Some earth girls, of course, brought to Gor as slaves, as lovely meat for the slave markets, did have their ears pierced. Some of them did not learn for months why it was that they were treated with a roughness and contempt far beyond that of their imbonded sisters, subjected to a harsher authority and put beneath the rudest predations of a master's lust. And yet the answer was simple. They were pierced ear girls. It is said that the ear piercing of slaves, on Gor, originated in Turia. Certainly it was practiced there. After the fall of Turia the custom spread northward. It is now relatively common on Gor, for pleasure slaves. Slavers have discovered that a pierced ear girl commands a higher price."
"Explorers of Gor" page 96

Pleasure Slave or Pagar Kajira

"There are beauties who are purchased for a man's pleasure gardens."
"Beasts of Gor" page 250

"A good deal of the training of the slave girl, surprisingly, to my naive mind, was in relatively domestic matters. For example, the Pleasure Slave, if she is trained by a good house, must also be the master of those duties commonly assigned to Tower Slaves. Accordingly, they must know how to cut and sew cloth, to wash garments and clean various types of materials and surfaces, and to cook an extensive variety of foods, from the rough fare of Warriors to concoctions which are exotic almost to the point of being inedible.....Elizabeth was, however, to my satisfaction, taught a large number of things which, to my mind, were more appropriate to the training of slave girls, including a large number of dances, dozens of songs, and an unbelievable variety of kisses and caresses."
"Assassin of Gor" Pages 204/205

"At last, after this cruel and almost interminable repetition, utilizing simple psychological principles, intended to brand into the girls' psyche the identity of a Pleasure Slave, the girls began the period of exercises, many of which would, for certain periods of the day, be carried through the next months."
"Assassin of Gor" Pages 198

"As a warrior applies himself to the arts of his weapons, so I applied myself to the arts of the female slave, which I was. I became sleek and more beautiful from the diet and the exercises. I learned things of which I had not dreamed. Our training, because it was limited to a few short weeks, did not include many of the elements that are normally included in a full training. I remained ignorant of Gorean cooking and the cleaning of Gorean garments. I learned nothing of musical instruments. I remained ignorant even of the arrangements of small rugs, decorations and flowers, things that any Gorean girl, slave or free, is likely to know. But I was taught to dance, and to give pleasure, and to stand, and move, and sit and turn, and lift my head and lower it, and kneel, and rise."
"Captive of Gor" page 169

Public Slave

"The status of being a public slave tends to be an ambiguous one. What is a girl to do, how is she to act, to whom is she to relate? In such a status she is an impersonal property, as of a state, clan or tribe. No particular master is likely to have any special concern for her, nor can she, as such a slave, ameliorate or improve her condition, or even secure, to some extent, her possibilities of survival, by becoming, invirture of deep, sweet, delicate, intimate and exquisite relationships, so fulfilling to both the woman and the man, a prized possession of her owner, a treasure to her master."
"Blood Brother of Gor" page 450

Rent Slave

"There are rent slaves, who may be rented to anyone for any purpose, short of their injury or mutiliation, unless compensation be rendered to the master."
"Beasts of Gor" page 250

Scribe Slave

I had discovered, to my pleasure, that the girl Luma, whom I had saved from Surbus, was of the Scribes. Her city had been Tor.
Being of the Scribes she could, of course, read and write.
"Can you keep accounts?" I had asked her.
"Yes, Master," she had responded.
I had made her the chief scribe and accountant of my house. Each night, in my hall, before my master’s chair, she would kneel with her tablets and give me an accounting of the day’s business, with reports on the progress of various investments and ventures, often making suggestions and recommendations for further actions.
This plain, thin girl, I found, had an excellent mind for the complicated business transactions of a large house.
She was a most valuable slave.
She much increased my fortunes.
I permitted her, of course, but a single garment, but I allowed it to be opaque, and of the blue of the Scribes. It was sleeveless and fell to just above her knees. Her collar, however, that she might not grow pretentious, was of simple steel. It read, as I wished, I BELONG TO BOSK.
Some of the free men in the house, particularly of the scribes, resented that the girl should have a position of such authority. Accordingly, when receiving their reports and transmitting her instructions to them, I had informed her that she would do so humbly, as a slave girl, and kneeling at their feet. This mollified the men a good deal, though some remained disgruntled. All, I think, feared that her quick stylus and keen mind would discover the slightest discrepancies in their columns and tally sheets, and, indeed, they seemed to do so. I think they feared her, because of the excellence of her work and because, behind her, stood the power of the house, it’s Captain, Bosk of the Marshes."
"Raiders of Gor" pages 130/1

Secret Slave

“Your slavery is complete,” I said, “by all the laws of Ar, and Gor. Your papers, and certified copies thereof, will be filed and stored in a hundred places.”
“You will never get me out of the city!” she said.
“That can be arranged in time,” I said, “when I come for you.”
“When you come for me?” she said.
“Yes,” I said. “Tomorrow I will have your whereabouts conveyed to Seremides by courier.”
“I do not understand!” she cried.
“He will not know that you have been enslaved,” I said. “He will think only that you were foolish enough to leave the Central Cylinder without guards and perhaps fell in with brigands and were robbed. Surely you can invent some plausible story.”
“He will rescue me!” she said.
“You will then resume your role as Ubara of Ar,” I said. “Things will seem much the same, but they will be, of course, quite different. You are now, you see, my slave.”
“You are mad!” she said.
“And you will not know when I will come for you.”
She looked at me, frightened.
“And I will come for you,” I said. “I promise you that.”
“No!” she said.
“Yes,” I said. “I will come to claim my slave.”
"Magicians of Gor" page 475

Seduction Slave

"The handsome, charming, suave, witty Milo," said the fellow, "is a seduction slave."
"A seduction slave?" she wept.
"Yes," he said. "He has much increased my stock of slaves."
She tore at the net, in tears, but helpless.
"Had you, and your predecessors, not been so secretive, so much concerned to conceal your affairs with a slave, Milo’s utility as a seduction slave would have doubtless been much diminished by now. On the other hand, the concern for your reputation and such, so natural in you free women, almost guarantees the repeatability, and continued success, of these small pleasant projects."
"Magicians of Gor" page 8

Self-contracting Slave

"If a free woman would assure herself of a man's love she could not do better than, in effect, become his slave. She can beg of him, if she senses in herself the true bondage of love, an enslavement ceremony, in which she proclaims herself, and becomes, his slave. In their most secret and intimate relations thereafter she lives and loves as his slave. If a woman fears to do this she may, on an experimental basis, resort to limited self-contracting, in which her documents will contain stated termination dates. Thus, by her own free will, she becomes a slave for a specific period, ranging usually from an evening to a year. The woman enters into this arrangement freely; she cannot, of course, withdraw from it in the same way. The reason for this is clear. As soon as the words are spoken, or her signature is placed on the pertinant document, or documents, she is no longer a free person. She is then only a slave, an animal, no longer with any legal powers whatsoever. She is then, until the completion of the contractual period, until the expiration date of the arrangement, totally subject to the will of her Master."
"Blood Brothers of Gor" page 101/2

Side Block Girl

“Side-block girl,” in the argot of the slave girl, like “pot girl” and “kettle-and-mat-girl,” is a term of disparagement. It must be admitted there is more prestige in being auctioned from a major, or central, block than there is in being casually purchased from a side block."
"Savages of Gor" page 107

Silk Girl

" 'Look!' cried Pudding. 'a silk girl!' The expression 'silk girl' is used, often, among bond-maids of the north, to refer to their counterparts in the south. the expression reflects their belief that such girls are spoiled, excessively pampered, indulged and coddled, sleek pets, who have little to do but adorn themselves with cosmetics and await their Masters, cuddled cutely, on plush, scarlet coverlets, fringed with gold. there is some envy in this charge, I think. more literally, the expression tends to be based on the fact that the brief slave tunic of the south, the single garment permitted the female slave, is often of silk. southern girls, incidentally, in my opinion, though scarcely worked as their northern sisters in bondage, a function of the economic distinction between the farm and city, are often worked, and worked hard, particularly if they have not pleased their Masters."
"Marauders of Gor" page 144

Stable Slave

"Female work slaves, field slaves, stable slaves, and such, like kettle-and-mat girls, are usually considered the lowest of slaves. At any rate, they commony bring the lowest prices in the markets."
"Magicians of Gor" page 305

State Slave

"She wore only a single garment, a long, narrow rectangle of rough, brown material, perhaps eighteen inches in wide, drawn over her head like a poncho, falling in front and back a bit bove her knees and belted at the waist with a chain (...).
I noted that her throat was encircled by a collar of gray metal. I supposed it indicated that she was a state slave of Tharna.
"Outlaw of Gor" page 102

"There are girls who staff the public kitches and laundries.(...)There are state slaves sho maintain public compartments, and work in offices and warehouses."
"Beasts of Gor" page 250

"The female state slave of Ar wears a brief, gray slave livery, with matching gray collar, Save for the color it is identical with most common slave livery. About her left ankle is normally locked a gray steel band, to which five simple bells of gray metal, are attached."
"Assassin of Gor" page 393

"The hair of the female state slave of Ar, incidentally, is normally cut rather short and brushed back around the head; the common slave girl, on the other hand, normally has rather long hair, which is unbound."
"Assassin of Gor" page 394

"It was a tunic resembling that of a state slave, done in the new fashion. The garmenture of the state slave, that of a girl owned by the city itself, some time ago, had been brief, sleeveless and gray, slashed to the waist. The collar worn by such slaves had been gray, matching the tunic."
"Magicians of Gor" page 340

Table Slave

"This was not unusual, however, for Ho-Sorl invariably demanded that the proud Phyllis, who professed to despise him, serve him as table slave, which service she would ultimately, irritably, head in the air, have to render him, whether it be merely the pouring of his wine or the offering of a grape held delicately between her teeth."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 241

Tower Slave

"A good deal of the training of the slave girl, surprisingly, to my naive mind, was in relatively domestic matters. For example, the Pleasure Slave, if she is trained by a good house, must also be the master of those duties commonly assigned to Tower Slaves.

"Assassin of Gor" page 204

"She had not prepared herself a portion, but, after I had been served, had knelt silently to one side, back on her heels in the position of a Tower Slave, a slave to whom largely domestic duties would be allotted."
"Priest-Kings of Gor" page 45

Vilage Slave

"I am putting you out into the village as village slave," he said.
"At night you will be confined in a sleen cage. During the day you will feed on what men will throw you. Each day you will serve a different hut in the village."
"Slave Girl of Gor" page 242

Whip Slave

"The next lot was an interesting one, consisting of two slave girls, clad in the skins of forest panthers, from the northern forests of Gor, and chained together by the throat. They were driven up the steps by a whip slave and forced to kneel at the center of the block.
(...)To the amusement of the crowd it took the whip slave, and two others, to strip the biting, scratching forest beauties."
"Assassin of Gor" Page 293

"Then taking the whip from the whip slave the auctioneer stepped to the disconsolate girl;"
"Assassin of Gor" Page 294

Work Slave

"Female work slaves, field slaves, stable slaves, and such, like kettle-and-mat girls, are usually considered the lowest of slaves. At any rate, they commonly bring the lowest prices in the markets."
"Magicians of Gor" page 305

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MALE SLAVES

General

"Gorean men do not surrender their birthright as males, their rightful dominance, their appropriate mastery. They do not choose to be dictated to by females."
"Magicians of Gor" page 51

"In some cities, including Ar, an unchained male slave is almost never seen; there are, incidentally, far fewer male slaves than female slaves;"
"Assassin of Gor" page 51

"A male slave can be slain for touching a free woman."
"Kajira of Gor" page 144

"It was a great shame, I knew, for a female slave to even have to touch a male slave, let alone to perform such an act as to address him as master. Female slaves despise male slaves. They regard themselves, and correctly, I suppose, as the rightful property only of free men and women, masters and mistresses."
"Fighting Slave of Gor" page 85

"Please, no, Mistress," begged Melpomene, extending her hands to her Mistress. She could not believe what was being done to her. There can be no greater degradation for a slave girl than to be made to serve a slave."
"Fighting Slave of Gor" page 291

“I ran to the merchant and knelt before him. I pointed to the male slave. “He looked upon me!” I cried.
“Have you permission to speak?” He asked.
“May a girl speak?” I asked, frightened.
“Yes,” he said.
I pointed again to the male slave.
“He dared to look upon me,” I said.
“You are too good for him?" asked the merchant.
"Yes," I said. I then realized this was not the proper thing to say. But I had said it.
"You are both animals," he said.
"Yes Master," I said.
"But you are a female," he said.
"Yes Master," I said.
"And he," he said, "though slave is yet male."
"Yes Master," I whispered.
"And is not the male animal the master of the female animal?" he asked. "Yes Master," I said. I knew that male dominance was pervasive among mammals, and that it was universal among primates. It can be frustrated only by an extensive and complex conditioning program, one adequate, over a period of years, to distort the order of nature.
"Do you find this slave of interest?" asked the master of the male slave. He shrugged. "She is small," he said.
I looked at him, frightened.
"But she is not without interest," he conceded.
"Do you think you can catch her?" asked the master.
"Of course," said the male slave.
I rose to my feet frightened. I began to back away.
"She is yours," said the master.”
"Slave Girl of Gor" page 345

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Work Slaves

"Slavery also, of course, encompasses the ownership of male slaves, for which there is less precedentdent in nature. Where males are concerned the institution is primarily economic. The labor of male slave is useful and cheap. It is applied in such places as the quarries, the roads, the great farms, in certain types of cargo galleys, on the wharves, at the walls of cities and in the forests. Male slaves are usually debtors or criminals; sometimes they are captives, taken in actions against enemy cities or facilities; sometimes they have merely accrued the displeasure of powerful men or families; some slavers, working in gangs, specialize in the capture of free men for work projects; they obtain a fee per head on a contractual basis."
"Beasts of Gor" pages 235/6

"We also passed pens of male slaves. These, usually criminals and debtors, or prisoners taken in wars, then enslaved, are commonly sold cheaply and used for heavy labor."
"Explorers of Gor" page 1

" The Tatrix arose from her throne, and pointed her finger at the wretched conspirator. Her voice was cold as she spoke to the guardsman who had brought him to the chamber. “To the mines with him,” she said.
“ No, Beloved Tatrix, no!” cried Ost. Terror, like a trapped cat, seemed to scratch behind his eyes, and he began to shake in his yoke like a diseased animal. Scornfully the guardsman lifted him to his feet and dragged him stumbling and whimpering from the room. I gathered the sentence to the mines was equivalent to a sentence of death.
"Outlaw of Gor" page 97

"Do you understand what it is," asked Ibn Saran, "to be sent to Klima—to be a salt slave?"
" I think so," I told him.
"There is the march to Klima," said he, "through the dune country, on foot, chained, on which many die."
I said nothing.
" And should you be so unfortunate," said he, "as to reach the vicinity of Klima, your feet must be bound with leather to your knees, for you will sink through the salt crusts to your knees, and, unprotected, your flesh, by the millions of tiny, heated crystals, would be grated and burned from your bones." I looked away, in the chains.
" In the pits," he said, "you pump water through underground deposits, to wash salt, with the water, to the surface, and re pump again the same water. Men die at the pumps, in the heat. Others, the carriers, in the brine, must fill their yoke buckets with the erupted sludge, and carry it from the pits to the drying tables; others must gather the salt and mold it into cylinders." He smiled. "Sometimes men kill one another for the lighter assignments."
"Tribesmen of Gor" page 7

"Kisu, the rebel, in chains, was then dragged before Bila Huruma. He was thrown upon his knees. He was sentenced to the canal, to be put upon the rogues' chain, that he might now, at last, well serve his sovereign, Bila Huruma."
"Explorers of Gor" page 18:

" 'You seem to have no male slaves,' I observed.
'They are now scarce in Schendi,' he said. 'Bila Huruma, Ubar of Lake Ushindi, uses them for work on his great canal.' "
"Explorers of Gor" page 125

"The pools were beautiful, and yet I knew that somewhere, chained in darkness, were gangs of male slaves who cleaned them each night;"
"Assassin of Gor" page

"Harold, as a boy, had once been a slave in the baths, those of the city of Turia, before he had escaped. He had told me that sometimes a Bath Girl, to discipline her, is thrown to the slaves in the darkness."
"Assassin of Gor" page

"I knew that only those who were free would be permitted to make a city. Doubtless there were many slaves in Ko-ro-ba but they would be allowed only to serve those who raised the walls and towers. Not one stone could be placed in either wall or tower by a man or woman who was not free. the only city I know of on Gor which was built by the labor of slaves, beneath the lash of Masters, is Port Kar which lies in the delta of the Vosk."
"Assassin of Gor" page 60/1

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Silk Slaves

“male silk slaves are chosen to be male silk slaves not because they are weak or like women, but because they are not; it is only that they are men, and often true men, who must serve women, totally, in the same fashion that a slave female is expected to serve a free master. To be sure, it is also true, and should be admitted in all honesty, that many male silk slaves are rather feminine; some women prefer this type, perhaps because they fear true men; from such a silk slave they need not fear that they may suddenly be turned upon, and tied, and taught to be women. Most women, however, after a time, find this type of silk slave a banality and a bore; charm and wit can be entertaining, but, in time, if not conjoined with intellect and true masculine power, they are likely to wear thin.
The feminine type of male silk slave, incidentally, for better or for worse, is seldom selected for breeding purposes. Gorean slave breeders, perhaps benighted in this respect, prefer what they take to be health to what they think of as sickness, and what they take to be strength to what they deem weakness.”
"Savages of Gor" page 69

“Most male slaves in the city were pampered silk slaves, owned by Gorean women who had not yet learned their sex. Such slaves, when captured, if not slain in disgust by the victors, were usually herded together like slave girls, and chained for disposition in markets catering to their form of merchandise, markets patronized largely by free women. To be sure, there were virile male slaves in Ar. For example, many of the fellows who attended to the great refuse vats usually kept at the foot of the stairs in insulae were male slaves. Usually they worked under the direct or indirect supervision of free men. Occasionally they would be treated to a dram of paga or thrown a kettle girl for the evening.”
"Magicians of Gor" page 71

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Brand and Collars

“The male slave, or Kajirus, seldom has a locked collar; normally a band of iron is simply hammered about his neck; often he works in chains, usually with other male slaves; in some cities, including Ar, an unchained male slave is almost never seen; there are, incidentally, far fewer male slaves than female slaves; a captured female is almost invariably collared; a captured male is almost invariably put to the sword.”
"Assassins of Gor" page 51

"The brand itself, in the case of the girls, is a rather graceful mark, being the initial letter of the Gorean expression for slave in cursive script. If a male is branded, the same initial is used, but in a block letter."
"Outlaw of Gor" page 186/7

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Prices

“Sixteen tarsks was actually a high price to pay for a male silk slave. Most would go from four to six tarsks.”
"Fighting Slave of Gor" page 173

"Male slaves, on Gor, are not particularly valuable, and do not command high prices. Most labor is performed by free men. Most commonly, male slaves are utilized on the cargo galleys, and in the mines, and on the great farms. They also serve, frequently, as porters at the wharves. Still, perhaps they are fortunate to have their lives, even at such a price. Males captured in war, or in the seizure of cylinders or villages, or in the pillaging of caravans, are commonly slain. The female is the prize commodity in the Gorean slave markets. A high price for a male is a silver tarsk, but even a plain wench, of low caste, provided she moves well to the touch of the auctioneer's coiled whip, will bring as much or more. An exception to the low prices for males generally is that paid for a certified woman's slave, a handsome male, silken clad, who has been trained to tend a woman's compartments. Some of such bring a price comparable to that brought by a girl, of average loveliness. Prices, of course, tend to fluctuate with given markets and seasons. If there are few such on the market in a given time, their prices will tend to be proportionately higher. Such men tend to be sold in women's auctions, closed to free men, with the exception, of course, of the auctioneer and such personnel."
"Hunters of Gor" page 32

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