Three-Bladed Doom (long version)

First published in Three-Bladed Doom, Zebra, 1977.

There are two versions of this story, a short version (24,000 words) and a long version (42,000 words).

The long version was rewritten by L. Sprague De Camp as a Conan story titled “The Flame Knife,” first published in Tales of Conan, Gnome Press, 1955.