King Conan: The Phoenix on the Sword Issues
Conspirators move in the shadows as King Conan's troops move to quell a Pictish uprising, leaving the newly crowned king exposed to the machinations of four influential traitors who seek to wrest the crown from Conan's lifeless brow! But something even deadlier moves silently in the night, answering the call of the ancient serpent god Set. A faithful servant of darkness, the wizard Thoth-Amon toils in Aquilonia and prays for a rebirth of power that will unleash untold evils! Adaptation of the classic Robert E. Howard story by Tim Truman and Tom��s Giorello! Stunning fantasy covers by _Starman_ cover artist Andrew Robinson!
King Conan has built his empire by brawn and by blade, but there are dangers that lurk in the shadows of his throne that cannot be slain by the Cimmerian's steel. Assassins are at his chamber door, and Thoth-Amonback to the height of his poweris summoning fearsome fiends from the fiery pit! If he is to survive the night, Conan will need to enlist the aid of the gods! Tim Truman and Tom��s Giorello adapt Robert E. Howard's "The Phoenix on the Sword"! Covers by Andrew Robinson. The return of Thoth-Amon!
The four rebels spring their trap on King Conan, sending assassins to slay the barbarian monarch in his sleep! After waking from a strange vision, Conan has his back up against a wall and his enemies in front of himright where he wants them. If these traitors want his crown, they'll have to take it! But even if Conan survives the assassination attempt, the evil wizard Thoth-Amon is back at full power and waiting for the perfect opportunity to strike and take the throne for himself! The return of Conan's greatest foeThoth-Amon!
First hailing Conan as a liberator after he annihilated Aquilonia's foes on the battlefield, common folk and politicians alike now rally to unseat the Cimmerian from his stolen throne. Conspirators plot to kill King Conan and take the crown for themselves, but their schemes pale in comparison to a terror waiting quietly in the wings--Thoth-Amon, an enemy who has haunted Conan his whole adult life and whose wicked aspirations dwarf those of maneuvering politicians! * Conan's greatest foe returns! * Based on Robert E. Howard's first _Conan_ story.