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Altar and the Scorpion, the (1967) [Short Story]
by Robert E. Howard Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Kull of Atlantis

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Despite an imminent liberation of their mountain City by Kull's forces, two youths are to be sacrificed to the Black Shadow - unless their ancient Scorpion God intercedes...

Written in 1928, rejected by Weird Tales, and unpublished during Howard's lifetime. First published in King Kull, Lancer (1967). Also appears in:

  • King Kull, Sphere (1976)
  • Kull, Bantam (1978)
  • Kull, Baen (1995)
  • Kull: Exile of Atlantis, Del Rey (2006)

Original title: The Altar and the Scorpion
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     King Kull (1967) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Kull: Exile of Atlantis (2006) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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