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 prior, the Picts governed all of Europe. however the descendants of these proud conquerors have sunk into barbarism . . . all keep one, Bran Mak Morn, whose bloodline is still unbroken. Threatened by way of the Celts and the Romans, the Pictish tribes rally below his banner to struggle for his or her very survival, whereas Bran fights to revive the honor of his race.
Lavishly illustrated by way of 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," during 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Also incorporated are formerly unpublished tales and fragments, reproductions of manuscripts bearing Howard's handwritten revisions, and lots more and plenty, even more.
Special Bonus: a newly chanced on event by way of Howard, offered the following for the first actual time.
From the alternate Paperback version.
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Bran Mak Morn: The Last King by Robert E. Howard