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Book Information: Hero at the Gates, a

Hero at the Gates, a (1979) [Short Story]
by Tanith Lee Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Cyrion

Summary (From the publisher):

Cyrion slays a demon that holds a desert city in thrall. In the process, he learns that the leader of the city hasn't been truthful to him.
(Reworded synopsis from Daughter of the Night bibliography)

Published in:

  • Shayol (No 3, Summer 1979)
  • Cyrion (1982)
  • The Mammoth Book of Fantasy (2001)

Original title: A Hero at the Gates
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Cyrion (1982) [Collection]
      Author: Tanith Lee
     Mammoth Book of Fantasy, the (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Harlan Ellison , Tanith Lee , Charles de Lint , Lord Dunsany , Lucius Shepard , Michael Moorcock , Louise Cooper , James P. Blaylock , Jack Vance , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Clark Ashton Smith , Patricia A. McKillip , Abraham Merritt , Michael Swanwick , Theodore Sturgeon , Jack Womack , Darrell Schweitzer , Lisa Goldstein , Theodore R. Cogswell , George MacDonald , James Cawthorn

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