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Beyond the Borders (1996) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

The world we know is comfortable and predictable, yet it has sharply-defined borders beyond which dwell dark forces defying human comprehension and creatures so terrifying and deadly as to imperil human sanity itself. Many travel into this strange realm by accident and return - if they return - broken and deranged.

But there are others, stamped from a rare heroic mold, who deliberately venture beyond the borders of the known. They seek knowledge, wealth, adventure - or just a challenge worthy of their mettle. Filled with the drive to explore the unknown that has raised the human race up from the primordial slime, they press back the line of demarcation between light and darkness. And even if they are conquered by the inhuman forces they have challenged, they still have shown the power of the human spirit, filled with the courage to explore Beyond the Borders.


  • Introduction by T.K.F. Weisskopf
  • The Voice of El-Lil
  • The Cairn on the Headland
  • Casonetto's Last Song
  • The Cobra in the Dream
  • Dig Me No Grave
  • The Haunter of the Ring
  • Dermod's Bane
  • King of the Forgotten People
  • The Children of the Night
  • The Dream Snake
  • The Hyena
  • People of the Black Coast
  • The Fire of Asshurbanipal

Original title: Beyond the Borders
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Dream Snake, the (1928) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Hyena, the (1928) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Children of the Night, the (1931) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Cairn on the Headland, the (1933) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Haunter of the Ring, the (1934) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Fire of Asshurbanipal, the (1936) [Novelette]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

Edition #1: Beyond the Borders

Beyond the Borders (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Beyond the Borders (October 1996)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Baen Books
ISBN: 0671877429
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.7 x 0.7
Pages: 245

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