First Obeisance Position

Obeisance” is a command, commonly given as “perform obeisance.” Obeisance essentially is a gesture or body movement that shows respect. There are many ways in which a kajira can respond to this command, but the books specify 2 “standard” positions that are assumed when the kajira is ordered “First Obeisance” and “Second Obeisance

This post describes the 1st Obeisance Position command.

In this position, the girl begins in the kneeling position (Nadu or Tower). She then lowers her head to the floor and place the palms of the hands on the floor at the sides of her head. She can then, if permitted, raise her head slightly and move a bit forward, maintaining the position in order to lick and kiss the feet of her master, doing it softly, lingeringly and lovingly.

©2020 – Written by Azrael Phoenix

Relevant Quotes:

“First obeisance position,” snapped Barzak. “Beg his forgiveness!”
Instantly Ellen went to the first obeisance position, head down, palms of her hands on the cement. “Please forgive me, Master,” she begged, frightened.
“Kneel up, first position,” said Barzak.
Ellen went to first position, with all its revelatory delights.

Prize of Gor     Book 27     Page 255

In first obeisance position, often assumed by a slave in the presence of a free man, she kneels with her head to the ground, and the palms of her hands down on the ground on either side of her head.

Swordsmen of Gor     Book 29     Page 195

“First obeisance position,” I said.
She put the black wine to the side on the deck, and put her head to the boards, before me, her hands beside the sides of her head.

Mariners of Gor     Book 30     Page 141

“First obeisance position!” I snapped.
Moaning, frightened, the six girls went instantly to first obeisance position, kneeling, their heads to the deck, the palms of their hands beside their head.

Mariners of Gor     Book 30     Page 245

“First obeisance position,” I informed the slaves.
Both then went to first obeisance position, kneeling, head to the floor, palms of the hands down on the floor, at the sides of their head.

Mariners of Gor     Book 30     Pages 428 – 429

I went to the first obeisance position, kneeling, my head down to the furs, my hands, palms down, at the sides of my head.

Plunder of Gor     Book 34     Page 166

After a time there was a tapping on the kennel gate, and I rose to my knees, and put my head down, to the floor of the kennel, the palms of my hands beside my head, in first obeisance position.

Plunder of Gor     Book 34     Page 224

“Heads to the floor,” said Kurik.
We both went to first obeisance position, kneeling, the palms of our hands down on the floor, beside our head, our heads to the floor.

Plunder of Gor     Book 34     Page 594

The blanket partly about me, I went to the first obeisance position, kneeling, head to the ground, the palms of my hands at the sides of my head.

Plunder of Gor     Book 34     Page 636

As soon as I had heard the curtains parted I had gone to first obeisance position, kneeling, head to the floor, the palms of my hands on the floor, on either side of my head.

Quarry of Gor     Book 35     Page 168

I assumed first obeisance position, kneeling, head to the floor, the palms of my hands on the floor, on either side of my head.

Quarry of Gor     Book 35     Page 223

©2020 – Written by Azrael Phoenix

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