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Scarlet Citadel, the (1933) [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):

King Conan is betrayed by the Kings of Ophir and Koth, and captured with the sorcerous arts of the wizard Tsotha-lanti. Chained beneath the Wizard's castle Conan contrives to escape and confronts the monstrous snake Satha, the devil-flower Yothga and frees the Wizard Pelias, rival to Tsotha-lanti. Pelias summons a winged entity to transport Conan back to his capital for a final confrontation.

Published in Weird Tales dated January 1933.

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 Scarlet Citadel
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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