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Phoenix on the Sword, the (1932) [Novelette]
by Robert E. Howard Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Conan Chronicles, the

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Conan has the throne of Aquilonia, however there are those who would plot against him. Four conspirators and the scheming Count Ascalante have hatched an assassination plot, however the Stygian sorcerer Thoth-Amon has plans of his own when he re-acquires his ring of power.

The first Conan story written and sold was a rewrite of the unsold King Kull story "By this Axe I Rule!". Published in Weird Tales dated December 1932.

Printed in:

  • King Conan (1953) Gnome Press
  • Conan the Usurper (1967) Lancer/Ace
  • The Conan Chronicles Volume 2: The Hour of the Dragon (2001) Gollancz
  • The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian (2003) Del Rey
  • The Complete Chronicles of Conan (2006) Gollancz

Original title: The Phoenix on the Sword
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Skull-Face and Others (1946) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Conan the Usurper (1967) [Collection]
      Authors: L. Sprague de Camp , Robert E. Howard
     Conan Chronicles Volume 2: The Hour of the Dragon, the (2001) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Coming of Conan the Cimmerian, the (2003) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Complete Chronicles of Conan, the (2006) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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