Queen of the Black Coast Part 1 Robert E. Howard #ConanChronology

Chapter I: Conan Joins the Pirates Believe green buds awaken in the spring, That autumn paints the leaves with somber fire; Believe I held my heart inviolate To lavish on one man my hot desire. The Song of Belît Hoofs drummed down the street that sloped to the wharfs. The… Continue Reading

Black Colossus Ch. 2 by R.E. Howard #ConanChronology

Rumors drifted up through the meadowlands, into the cities of the Hyborians. The word ran along the caravans, the long camel-trains plodding through the sands, herded by lean, hawkeyed men in white kaftans. It was passed on by the hook-nosed herdsmen of the grasslands, from the dwellers in tents to… Continue Reading

Black Colossus Ch. 1 Robert E. Howard #ConanChronology

“The Night of Power, when Fate stalked through the corridors of the world like a colossus just risen from an age-old throne of granite—” E. Hoffman Price: The Girl from Samarcand Only the age-old silence brooded over the mysterious ruins of Kuthchemes, but Fear was there; Fear quivered in the mind… Continue Reading

Rogues in the House Ch 3 by Robert E Howard

It was a reverberating clang of metal that roused Murilo. He groaned and struggled dazedly to a sitting position. About him all was silence and darkness, and for an instant he was sickened with the fear that he was blind. Then he remembered what had gone before, and his flesh… Continue Reading

Rogues in the House by R.E. Howard Ch. 1&2 #ConanChronology

1 At a court festival, Nabonidus, the Red Priest, who was the real ruler of the city, touched Murilo, the young aristocrat, courteously on the arm. Murilo turned to meet the priest’s enigmatic gaze, and to wonder at the hidden meaning therein. No words passed between them, but Nabonidus bowed… Continue Reading

Tower of the Elephant by Robert E. Howard #conan #REHWednesdays

The Tower of the Elephant By Robert E Howard Chapter 1 Torches flared murkily on the revels in the Maul, where the thieves of the east held carnival by night. In the Maul they could carouse and roar as they liked, for honest people shunned the quarters, and watchmen, well… Continue Reading

PulpFicLitPod 4 – ASTOUNDING by Alec Nevala-Lee

The Pulp Fiction Literary Podcast is back this week with a great episode about the new book ASTOUNDING by Alec Nevala-Lee! It’s about John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein and L. Ron Hubbard during the Golden Age of Science Fiction. You have to go get it. Plus, We… Continue Reading