Kink Of The Week: Gorean Slave Positions

By Marcus J. Ranum ([3]) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

By Marcus J. Ranum ([3]) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

I remember when I first read “Tarnsman of Gor.” I was fairly young, and had just come off of reading Edgar Rice Burroughs’  John Carter books. I was attracted by the covers, as I was a huge fan already of Boris Vallejo, and the idea of a “Counter-Earth” was intriguing. So I waded into Tarl Cabot’s experiences on Gor.

At the time I didn’t realize, and actually I didn’t know until much later, that the concepts in the books between kajira (slaves) and their masters went beyond the book and that many people practiced the Gorean philosophy and lifestyle. I do remember from the books there were a variety of slave positions, and the slaves knew to assume positions quickly at command.

We don’t have formal positions either inside or outside of the bedroom, and our informal positions involve keeping my legs apart enough for access. We use them pretty frequently during play, but there’s no correction for form, and no expectation of quickly assuming any one position.

When I kneel, it’s typically with my ankles close and my knees spread so he has access to fondle or finger me. It’s also more comfortable to ride a floor-mounted dildo that way, which he likes to watch me do. My arms aren’t in any particular position or placement – sometimes they’re free; other times they may be cuffed behind my back or clipped to my collar.

Sometimes the position is me bending over while still standing. Again, not something formal, but I bend over and support myself with my arms on the table or chair while he does what he wants from behind, and I try not to move if he decides to spank me with his hand or a crop.

The only other position we have like this is on my hands and knees. He’ll often move around, and sometimes he prefers this position for me so he can fuck my mouth while a machine fucks my pussy. It’s also easier for him to use a crop on me this way, and this is a position I can hold longer than others.

I think it might be fun to have a few more formal positions, but we haven’t worked up to anything like that yet. One of these days…

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8 responses to “Kink Of The Week: Gorean Slave Positions

  1. I have not read the books either and like Malflic this has been an interesting week on Kink of the Week, finding out how this works or doesn’t work for others

    Mollyxxx

  2. We don’t have any formal positions either, but I like the idea of using them as part of ritual. I also have not read any of the Gor books, tho this KOTW made me take a closer look at the aspect of positions, and I have to say that I am impressed with his attention to detail in regards to them.

    • I’d like to explore more of a ritual with ours. He does describe the positions he uses pretty well – some I think I could almost do on occasion 🙂

  3. Most of our positions are informal too, even the one I am training for at this moment. It’s a position I love to be in and I think it will be used when we are at playdates 🙂

    I like the way you have described your different positions.

    Rebel xox

  4. I’ll admit that I’m learning a little more than usual this week from people’s posts and I always learn a lot. Thanks for sharing I need to give some more thought to “informal” positions.