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 ======The Price of Pain-Ease====== ======The Price of Pain-Ease======
 //​Published:​ 1966// //​Published:​ 1966//
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 +===== Synopsis =====
  
 **Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser pull off one of their most audacious thefts ever** when they steal a house. One night while very drunk and walking along the aristocrats quarter they take a fancy to a garden house on the estate of Duke Danias. Two-score of brawny loiterers are hired with coin and drink to carry the garden house while blind-folded to the lot behind the Silver Eel. **Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser pull off one of their most audacious thefts ever** when they steal a house. One night while very drunk and walking along the aristocrats quarter they take a fancy to a garden house on the estate of Duke Danias. Two-score of brawny loiterers are hired with coin and drink to carry the garden house while blind-folded to the lot behind the Silver Eel.
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 Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser ride off to the Shadowland, apart from one another, on quests against Death, and on missions directly and fatally opposed to each other. Along the way, their girl-ghosts are confronted. Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser ride off to the Shadowland, apart from one another, on quests against Death, and on missions directly and fatally opposed to each other. Along the way, their girl-ghosts are confronted.
  
-=====Characters=====+===== Reviews ​===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.howardandrewjones.com/​sword-and-sorcery/​swords-against-death-re-read-the-price-of-pain-ease|Howard Andrew Jones & Bill Ward]] 
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 +===== Nehwon Gazetteer ===== 
 + 
 +====Characters====
 Atya, Braggi, Duke Danias, Fralek, Fro, Ivmiss Ovartamortes,​ Ivrian, Karstak Ovartamortes,​ Ningauble of the Seven Eyes, Sheelba of the Eyeless Face, Vlana. Atya, Braggi, Duke Danias, Fralek, Fro, Ivmiss Ovartamortes,​ Ivrian, Karstak Ovartamortes,​ Ningauble of the Seven Eyes, Sheelba of the Eyeless Face, Vlana.
  
-=====Cities=====+====Cities====
 City of Ghouls, Ilthmar, Sarheenmar. City of Ghouls, Ilthmar, Sarheenmar.
  
-=====Distance=====+====Distance====
 It's a good day's ride from Lankhmar to Ningauble'​s cave. It's a good day's ride from Lankhmar to Ningauble'​s cave.
  
-=====Geography=====+====Geography====
 Cold Waste, Great Salt Marsh, Jungles of Klesh, Land of Lankhmar, Outer Sea, Parched Mountains, Poisoned Desert, Sea of Monsters, Shadowland, Sinking Lands. Cold Waste, Great Salt Marsh, Jungles of Klesh, Land of Lankhmar, Outer Sea, Parched Mountains, Poisoned Desert, Sea of Monsters, Shadowland, Sinking Lands.
  
-=====Gods=====+====Gods====
 Death, The Great God, Tyaa. Death, The Great God, Tyaa.
  
-=====Languages=====+====Languages====
 High Lankhmarese,​ Ithmarish, Quarmallian. High Lankhmarese,​ Ithmarish, Quarmallian.
  
-=====Places=====+====Places====
 The Golden Lamprey, Marsh Gate, Plaza of Dark Delights, Rainbow Palace, The Sea Wall, The Silver Eel. The Golden Lamprey, Marsh Gate, Plaza of Dark Delights, Rainbow Palace, The Sea Wall, The Silver Eel.
  
-=====Streets of Lankhmar=====+====Streets of Lankhmar====
 Bones Alley, Carter Street, Cash Street, Causey Road, Cheap Street, Dim Lane, Gold Street, Plague Court, Street of the Gods, Wall Street, Whore Street. Bones Alley, Carter Street, Cash Street, Causey Road, Cheap Street, Dim Lane, Gold Street, Plague Court, Street of the Gods, Wall Street, Whore Street.
  
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 +~~DISCUSSION~~