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Ice-Demon, the (1933) [Short Story]
by Clark Ashton Smith Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the author):

Quanga the huntsman and two merchants of Mhu-Thulan, seeking the lost treasure of a king who had fled from the north before the glacial ice and had perished with his retainers in an outland region, enter the realms of eternal ice and snow during the summer season. They find the cave in which the treasure is hidden, together with the preserved bodies of the king and his followers; but departing with their loot, they are followed by an invisible icy presence...

First published in Weird Tales, April 1933.

Also appears in:

  • The Abominations of Yondo, Arkham House (1960)
  • Hyperborea, Ballantine (1971)
  • The Last Incantation, Timescape (1982)
  • The Maze of the Enchanter, Night Shade (2009)

Original title: The Ice-Demon
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Abominations of Yondo, the (1960) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Hyperborea (1971) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Last Incantation, the (1982) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Maze of the Enchanter, the (2009) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith

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