As part of Sardar Fairs Feast of Se’Var (please join us by clicking the previous link) the Men of PalGor put on a presentation on our favorite characters from the Chronicles of Gor by John Norman. Here is one of the presentations by Argos of the Fortress of Saphronicus, we hope you enjoy it.
Jason Marshall is truly my most favorite character of the Gorean Saga by John Norman. There are probably several reasons for this; but the one that makes the most sense to me is that Jason Marshall’s story starts 14 books (Fighting Slave of Gor) into the series – and it is a restart of sorts.
When we first meet Jason we also meet his antagonist Beverly Henderson, a 22 year old typical woman of the 1960’s. She is still influenced by the women of the 50’s and wants to be a woman of the 90’s. She wants to have her doors opened, but she does not want to be treated differently. She wants to be a man’s equal in some ways but does not want to lose her sense of self.
“Beverly Henderson was twenty-two years old and a graduate student in English literature at one of the major universities in the New York City area. I, too, was a student at the same university, though pursuing doctoral studies in classics, my specialty being Greek historians. Beverly was a small, exquisitely breasted, lovely ankled, sweetly hipped young woman. She did not fit in well with the large, straight-hipped females who figured prominently in her department. She did her best, however, to conform to the standards in deportment, dress and assertiveness expected of her.” Fighting Slave of Gor, Chapter 1
The three book series captures, for me, the true struggle all of us who enter Gor face; once the lure of instant sexual gratification is left behind. Jason is the main ↓ Read the rest of this entry…