Chicks 'n Chained Males

Chicks 'n Chained Males is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by Esther M. Friesner with the assistance of Martin H. Greenberg, with a cover by Larry Elmore. It consists of works featuring female protagonists by (mostly) female authors. It was first published in paperback by Baen Books in May 1999. It was the third of a number of similarly themed anthologies edited by Friesner.

Chicks 'n Chained Males
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Cover of first edition.
AuthorEdited by Esther M. Friesner, Martin H. Greenberg
Cover artistLarry Elmore
CountryUnited States
SeriesChicks in Chainmail
PublisherBaen Books
Publication date
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages313 pp.
Preceded byDid You Say Chicks?! 
Followed byThe Chick is in the Mail 

The book collects 18 short stories by various fantasy authors, with an introduction by Friesner.

As per the volume's title, most of the stories involve heroic women having to rescue men from captivity, reversing the damsel in distress trope.


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