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John Norman
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Tarnsman of Gor Tarl Cabot, again the prnimary hero of Tarnsman of Gor (1967), is a courageous, honorable, ethically upright individual who cannot find scope for his talents in pollution-clogged, technologically overburdened, effete Earth.

His father, Matthew Cabot, who moves between Earth and Gor, the counterEarth hidden by Earth's sun and moon, has Cabot kidnapped and brought to Gor. Here he finds a society where all technology is in the hands of the Priest-Kings, gigantic, antlike creatures. They dole out advanced medical knowledge to men, but keep them in a state of military backwardness. Thus brute strength is valued, and women are the prizes of war and are happiest when enslaved. Norman comments bitterly on the anonymity of the individual on Earth, and his inability to use his physical and mental powers.

On Gor, in contrast, the powerful and the crafty survive, and the weak are pushed aside...

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