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  • The quiva itself, in its sharpness and weight, does the work.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • From the fellow's back there protruded the handle of a knife, the hilt of a particular sort to knife, that of a saddle knife, that of the sort common in the lands of the Wagon Peoples, that commonly known as a -quiva.

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  • Of what value, really, is it to be able to bring down a running man with the great bow at two hundred yards, to throw the quiva into a two-hort circle at twenty paces, to wield a sword with an agility others might bring to the handling of a knife?

    Magicians of Gor

  • I put the quiva in my left hand, extending my left arm.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • With the sword and quiva, protecting myself first with one and then the other, and probing about, using them alternately, and generally keeping away from the source of the sound, I determined to my satisfaction that the alcove was empty save (pg. 387) for myself and the source of the sound.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • The quiva presumably could act as a probe and defense.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • I then took my quiva and addressed myself to the rather mannish leather I had removed from the captive.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • Reaching forth I took it by its hair that I might locate it and hold it in place and moved the point of the quiva, the blade held sideways, that it might slip between the ribs, a tiny bit into its side, about half the width of a drop of blood.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • " I surrendered my sword to him, and the knife, too, I commonly carried, a quiva, a Tuchuk saddle knife, balanced for throwing.

    Cinnamon Roll

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