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The sweeping and thrilling novel about the world's most beloved swordsman: Conan the Barbarian.

First published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales, The Hour of the Dragon, also known as "Conan the Conqueror,­" is Robert E. Howard's only full-­length novel featuring Conan the Barbarian. It is considered by many to be one of the author's best works.

During Conan's reign as King of Aquilonia, a group of conspirators plot to depose him in favor of Valerius, heir to Conan's predecessor, Numedides, whom the swordsman had slain to gain the throne. To accomplish their goal they resort to resurrecting Xaltotun, an ancient sorcerer from the pre-­Hyborian empire of Acheron. With Xaltotun's aid, the Aquilonian army is defeated by that of the rival kingdom and occupied. Conan is captured and slated for execution—­until the slave girl Zenobia risks her life to free him. Now, Conan's quest will take him across the lands of Hyboria.

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The complete saga chronicling Conan the Cimmerian as written by Robert E. Howard. Originally appearing in the pulp fiction publication "Wierd Tales" throughout the 1930's, this ebook, which is optimized for Kobo, tells all 18 stories of Conan. Each story was gathered and are re-­formatted, in chronological order, as they were from 1932 to 1936.

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Bran Mak Morn, King of the Picts, vows revenge on the Roman governor Titus Sulla after witnessing the crucifixion of a fellow Pict. He seeks forbidden aid from the Worms of the Earth, a race of creatures who were once men but after generations of living underground have become monstrous and semi-­reptilian. He secures their help after stealing a religious item of theirs from a barrow, trading it back in return for them delivering Sulla to him for a battle to the death. However, Sulla's mind is broken from his contact with the horrific Worms of the Earth and Bran Mak Morn slays him in mercy rather than vengeance, realising that some weapons are too foul to use, even against Rome.

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