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Children of the Night, the (1931) [Short Story]
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Whilst in the company of learned colleagues, John O'Donnel receives a blow to the head from a curious, tiny flint mallet. When he wakes, he is Aryara, a youth of the Sword People, on a disastrous hunting trip to kill the loathsome 'Children of the Night'...

First published in Weird Tales, April/May 1931.

Also appears in:

  • The Dark Man and Others, Arkham House (1963)
  • The Spawn of Cthulhu, Ballantine (1971)
  • Pigeons from Hell, Zebra (1976)
  • Beyond the Borders, Baen (1996)
  • Nameless Cults, Chaosium (2001)
  • Bran Mak Morn: The Last King, Del Rey (2005)
  • People of the Dark, Wildside Press (2005)
  • The Haunter of the Ring and Other Stories, Wordsworth (2008)
  • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, Del Rey (2008)

Original title: The Children of the Night
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Pigeons from Hell (1976) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Beyond the Borders (1996) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: H. P. Lovecraft , August Derleth , Robert E. Howard , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Frank Belknap Long , Abraham Merritt , Robert M. Price , Joseph S. Pulver , C.J. Henderson
     Bran Mak Morn: The Last King (2005) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Haunter of the Ring and Other Tales, the (2008) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, the (2008) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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