the Dog and the Wolf there is only the Law."
-Poul and Karen Anderson, The Dog And The Wolf, Chapter XXV, section 4, p. 504.
(The concluding line of The King Of Ys.)
"'...what but lawfulness makes gods different from thursir?'"
-Poul Anderson, War Of The Gods (Tor Books, New York, 1999), p. 84.
Thus, dogs and gods are lawful whereas wolves and giants are unlawful.
In War Of The Gods, Hadding spins out his stories about gods and giants while getting his captors drunk. (Drunkenness and sobriety are another dichotomy closely allied to lawlessness and lawfulness.) In which other work by Poul Anderson does a captive get his captors drunk so that he can then escape?