Title: The Fair and the Bold
Author: Donn O'Hara
Cover artist: Barye Phillips
Yours for: $8
Best things about this cover:
- I buy her as The Fair, but aside from his choice to wear burning ships as footwear, I don't really see him as The Bold.
- "The Fair and the Dude We Saw at RenFest '12 Last Summer"
- I am 99% certain that dancing lady is a near-perfect reproduction of some Rita Hayworth picture I've seen ... somewhere.
Best things about this back cover:
- Here, the sword takes on its full phallic implications.
- "... his blazing cannon, his murderous sword—and his penis, for which the first two things were pretty obvious metaphors."
- I love how happy she is. It's very sweet, if not terribly sexy.
- I also like guard dude who is going to get to hear it all.
- You know what's fun to say? "La Cacafuego!"
The movement dislodged the blanket, which slithered off Bakkerzeel's knees to the floor. Fletcher saw that the man had no feet—only blobs of bandage at the ends of his ankles.
Well that took an unexpected and horrific turn. Poor Baker's Eel.
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