The Conan Chronicles Volume 2: The Hour of the Dragon

Gollancz/Millennium (Orion Publishing Group, UK), 2001. Cover by John Howe.

Stories

Beyond the Black River

Originally published in Weird Tales, May and June 1935.

The Black Stranger

First published in Echoes of Valor (Tor, 1987).

This story was rewritten by Howard as “Swords of the Red Brotherhood” with Conan replaced with Terence Vulmea.

This story was also rewritten by L. Sprague de Camp as “The Treasure of Tranicos” and first published in Conan the Usurper (Lancer, 1967).

The Hour of the Dragon

Originally published in Weird Tales, December 1935 and January, February, March and April 1936.

The Phoenix on the Sword

Originally published in Weird Tales, December 1932.

Red Nails

Originally published in Weird Tales, July, August-September and October 1936.

The Servants of Bit-Yakin

Originally published as “Jewels of Gwahlur” in Weird Tales, March 1935.

Poems

Miscellanea