The Road of the Eagles

First published in Lord of Samarcand and Other Adventure Tales of the Old Orient (University of Nebraska Press, 2005).

An early draft was published as “The Way of the Swords” in The Road of Azrael (Donald M. Grant, 1979).

Rewritten by L. Sprague De Camp as a Conan story titled “Conan, Man of Destiny” and later retitled “The Road of the Eagles,” first published in Tales of Conan (Gnome Press, 1955).