By Robert E. Howard
From Robert E. Howard's fertile mind's eye sprang a few of fiction's maximum heroes, together with Conan the Cimmerian, King Kull, and Solomon Kane. yet of all Howard's characters, none embodied his creator's brooding temperament greater than Bran Mak Morn, the final king of a doomed race.
In a long time previous, the Picts governed all of Europe. however the descendants of these proud conquerors have sunk into barbarism . . . all shop one, Bran Mak Morn, whose bloodline continues to be unbroken. Threatened by way of the Celts and the Romans, the Pictish tribes rally lower than his banner to struggle for his or her very survival, whereas Bran fights to revive the dignity of his race.
Lavishly illustrated via award-winning artist Gary Gianni, this assortment gathers jointly all of Howard's released tales and poems that includes Bran Mak Morn--including the eerie masterpiece "Worms of the Earth" and "Kings of the Night," within which sorcery summons Kull the conqueror from out of the depths of time to face with Bran opposed to the Roman invaders.
Also incorporated are formerly unpublished tales and fragments, reproductions of manuscripts bearing Howard's handwritten revisions, and masses, even more.
Special Bonus: a newly came across experience by way of Howard, offered the following for the first actual time.
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Komm bald nach, Liebling«, sagte sie. « Er erwiderte nichts. Sie blieb noch einen Augenblick in der Tür stehen und betrachtete ihn. Mit seinen zweiundvierzig Jahren sah er immer noch jung aus. Ihm war nie bewusst gewesen, wie attraktiv er eigentlich war – eine, wie sie fand, ebenso anziehende wie seltene Eigenschaft bei einem Mann. Allerdings war er nicht anspruchslos, wie sie im Lauf der Zeit festgestellt hatte. Ganz im Gegenteil: Alles, was ihn intellektuell nicht forderte, war ihm in höchstem Maße gleichgültig.
Meine Frau und ich sind nach Frankreich gezogen, in ein Haus gleich hinter der Grenze. Ist billiger. Allerdings muss ich jetzt jeden Tag nach Genf reinfahren. « Von draußen waren die Geräusche eines Dieselmotors zu hören. Gabrielle steckte den Kopf zur Tür herein. »Der Krankenwagen ist da. « Hoffmann versuchte aufzustehen. Leclerc wollte ihm helfen, aber Hoffmann winkte ihn weg. Schweizer, dachte er säuerlich. Tun so, als wären wir Ausländer willkommen, aber eigentlich stecken sie voller Ressentiments.
Er ging zum Schreibtisch und setzte sich auf Hoffmanns antiken Kapitänsstuhl. Ab und zu, wenn die schimmernden Zahlenkolonnen sich änderten, lief eine leichte Wellenbewegung über den großen Bildschirm: 1,06, -78, -4,03 %, -$0,95. Die Zahlen waren ihm ein Rätsel, er konnte sie genauso wenig entschlüsseln wie die Inschrift auf dem Stein von Rosette. Wenn er den Schlüssel fände, dachte er, dann könnte er vielleicht genauso reich werden wie dieser Kerl. Die Geldanlagen, die er sich vor ein paar Jahren von einem pickeligen »Finanzberater« für seinen eigenen komfortablen Ruhestand hatte aufschwatzen lassen, waren jetzt nur noch die Hälfte dessen wert, was er dafür bezahlt hatte.
Bran Mak Morn: The Last King by Robert E. Howard