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I ask your favor (phrase): Gorean phrase equivalent to 'Please'.
ice house (noun): a place Goreans can go to purchase ice during the summer, although most Goreans cannot afford this luxury; the ice cut from ponds in the winter and is stored under saw dust until use. Book 16: Guardsman of Gor, page 295
Iglu (noun): Innuit word, meaning dwelling or house, the Red Hunters cut blocks of ice with snow knifes to construct them. Book 12: Beasts of Gor, page 336
Ihn (noun): the Gorean second, of which there are 80 in an ehn (minute) Book 2: Outlaw of Gor, page 26 Book 10: Tribesmen of Gor, page 352
Immunity of the herald (custom): a tradition that an individual bearing a message between warring parties is immune from enslavement. Book 6: Raiders of Gor, page 175
Impalement (verb): the impalement of a person on the pole lance or spear with the dying body raised for all to view. Book 1: Tarnsman of Gor, page 157
ina (noun): a letter of the Gorean alphabet Book 11: Slave Girl of Gor, page 383
Initiates, Caste of (noun): regarded by the lower Castes as representatives of the Priest-Kings, the high Castes and more intellectual citizens do not take their teaching seriously, but tend to tolerate them because of their influence on the lower Caste citizens. The Initiates regard themselves as the Highest Caste. They have their own laws and courts. Their education is wholly focused on mathematics and interpretations of revelations of the Priest-Kings. The Priest -Kings themselves consider the Caste an example of the aberrations of human kind. The Initiates believe only they can achieve eternal life. Initiates do not eat meat or beans, and are celibate. Their numbers are replenished by recruiting young men to become novices. White Caste. Book 3: Priest-Kings of Gor, page 11 Book 9: Marauders of Gor, pages 26 - 37 Book 22: Dancer of Gor, page 279 Book 25: Magicians of Gor, page 17
initiatory whipping (noun): the beating, usually of about 10 strokes, which a slavegirl receives upon being brought into a new house- hold, to remind her that she is a slave and under discipline Sometimes called the lesson of the leather. A final blow delivered at the end of the initiatory whipping is called the gratis or mnemonic blow. Book 15: Rogue of Gor, pages 129 and 130 Book 16: Guardsman of Gor, pages 204 and 205
inland language (noun): dialects used in the Ushindi region. Book 13: Explorers of Gor, page 100
insula (noun): a crowded, cramped tenement type dwelling, which rents living space to it's inhabitants. They are not noted for their ventilation, luxury, or roominess. Book 21: Mercenaries of Gor, pages 273-275 Book 25: Magicians of Gor, pages 9 and 102
iron belt (noun): commonly consisting of a horizontal metal bar or strap that snugly encircles a girl's waist with a vertical component attached to the front of this horizontal bar with a hinge. The vertical component is then swung up between a slave's legs and all are fastened at the small of the back with a padlock. Locked around a girl, it ensures that she will not be sexually used by any, save the one with the key. Book 19: Kajira of Gor, page 103 Book 22: Dancer of Gor, page 299 Book 25: Magicians of Gor, pages 57 and 293
iron collars, hung in (noun): an ancient modality of execution that involves the offenders being chained and suspended by iron collars on posts, taking two to three days to die. Book 23: Renegades of Gor, page 14
Iron Master (noun): one who is skilled at piercing ears and noses, branding, and affixing collars to slaves. Book 4: Nomads of Gor, page 173
iron pens (noun): the subterranean retention facilities in a Slaver's house where slaves are kept for training and prior to sale Book 5: Assassin of Gor, pages 117 and 273
Isanna (noun): the Little Knife Band of the Kaiila Tribe of the Red Savages. Book 18: Blood Brothers of Gor, page 24
Isbu Band (noun): the Little Stone Band of the Kaiila Tribe of the Red Savages. Book 17: Savages of Gor, page 315
Itancanka (noun): Kaiila and Dust Leg word meaning Master, see also Wicayuhe. Book 17: Savages of Gor, page 231
I wish you well (phrase): Gorean phrase of farewell