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Dark Eidolon, the (1935) [Novelette]
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A terrible revenge against Zotulla, the despotic ruler of Ummaos, consumes the dreaded sorcerer Namirrha, for Zotulla - years before - had trampled the then beggar-boy under his horse, forever leaving a hoofprint branded on his body. On his return to the city of his birth, Namirrha's's acts become so heinous that even his dark master, Thasaidon, Lord of Evil, refuses to aid him in his ultimate acts of vengeance...

First published in Weird Tales, January 1935.

Also appears in:

  • Out of Space and Time, Arkham House (1942)
  • The Spell of Seven, Pyramid (1965)
  • Zothique, Ballantine (1970)
  • The City of the Singing Flame, Timescape (1981)
  • A Rendezvous in Averoigne, Arkham House (1988)
  • The Emperor of Dreams, Gollancz (2002)
  • The Return of the Sorcerer, Wildside Press (2008)
  • The Maze of the Enchanter, Night Shade (2009)

Original title: The Dark Eidolon
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorDark Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Out of Space and Time (1942) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Spell of Seven, the (1965) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lord Dunsany , Michael Moorcock , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Clark Ashton Smith
     Zothique (1970) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     City of the Singing Flame, the (1981) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Rendezvous in Averoigne, a (1988) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Emperor of Dreams, the (2002) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Maze of the Enchanter, the (2009) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith

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