The Sword & Sorcery Anthology

Blood will circulate, heads will roll, dragons will leap, and the lifeless shall upward thrust. trip to old towns governed by means of sinister mages, storm-tossed seas the place monsters reside, mysterious towers filled with historical secrets and techniques, and darkish dungeons with untold treasures. From Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian to George R. R. Martin’s music of Ice and fireplace, sign up for the mythical heroes and villains in nineteen epic adventures which are guaranteed to convey out the barbarian in you.

Anti-hero Elric infiltrates a band of mercenaries to compare wits with a robust sorcerer. together with her trio of dragons, Daenerys Stormbringer makes a fool’s discount with slave investors. A mage’s apprentice, the younger gray Mouser makes use of newfound energy to conflict an evil duke. Conan breaks into the Tower of the Elephant to scouse borrow a impressive jewel with a gloomy mystery. regardless of her drunkard’s methods, Malmury slays an previous sea troll sooner than dealing with his strong daughter.

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Geirolf smote Hauk at the facet. The blows drove him to his knees and thundered on his again. A foot lifted to weigh down him. He rolled off and located his personal toes back. Geirolf lurched after him. The hastening moon associated their shadows. The wolf howled anew, yet in worry. gazing males gripped spearshafts until eventually their knuckles stood cold. Hauk braced his legs and snatched for the 1st carry, round either one of Geirolf’s wrists. The drow strained to damage free and will now not; yet neither may Hauk carry him down. Sweat ran moon-bright over the son’s cheeks and darkened his blouse. The reek of it used to be at the very least a dwelling odor in his nostrils. Breath tore at his gullet. unexpectedly Geirolf wrenched so difficult that his correct arm tore from among his foe’s palms. He introduced that hand opposed to Hauk’s throat. Hauk permit move and slammed himself backward ahead of he was once throttled. Geirolf stalked after him. The drow didn't circulate quick. Hauk sped in the back of and pounded at the huge again. He seized an arm of Geirolf’s and twisted it round. however the useless can't suppose ache. Geirolf stood quick. His different hand groped approximately, bought Hauk by means of the hair, and yanked. stay males can harm. Hauk stumbled away. Blood ran from his scalp into his eyes and mouth, sizzling and salt. Geirolf grew to become and undefined. He wouldn't tire. Hauk had no lengthy whereas sooner than energy ebbed. virtually, he fled. Then the moon broke via to polish complete on his father. “You…shall not…go on…like that,” Hauk mumbled whereas he snapped after air. The drow reached him. They closed, grappled, swayed, stamped backward and forward, in wind and flickery moonlight. Then Hauk hooked an ankle in the back of Geirolf’s and driven. With an important thud, the drow crashed to earth. He dragged Hauk alongside. Hauk’s bones felt how bad was once the grip upon him. He enable move his personal carry. as an alternative, he arched his again and driven himself away. His outfits ripped. yet he burst loose and reeled to his toes. Geirolf became over and commenced to move slowly up. His again was extra to Hauk. The younger guy sprang. He bought a knee tough in among the shoulderblades, whereas either his palms closed at the frosty head ahead of him. He hauled. With the final and maximum may perhaps that was once in him, he hauled. Blackness went in tatters ahead of his eyes. There got here a noisy snapping sound. Geirolf ceased pawing in the back of him. He sprawled limp. His neck was once damaged, his jawbone wrenched from the cranium. Hauk climbed slowly off him, shuddering. Geirolf stirred, rolled, part rose. He lifted a hand towards Hauk. It traced a line during the air and a line transforming into from underneath that. Then he slumped and lay nonetheless. Hauk crumpled too. “Follow me who dare! ” Leif roared, and went forth around the box. one after the other, as they observed not anything flow prior to them, the boys got here after. eventually they stood hushed round Geirolf—who was once just a risk free useless guy now, notwithstanding the moon shone vibrant in his eyes—and on Hauk, who had started to stir. “Bear him rigorously right down to the hall,” Leif stated. “Start a hearth and have a tendency it good. such a lot of you, take from the woodpile and are available again right here. I’ll stand protect meanwhile…though i believe there is not any desire.

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