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Conan the Savage #3
Conan The Savage -4
Date: November, 1995
Cover: Vince Evans
Writer: Various
Penciller: Various
Inker: Various
Colorist:  
Letterer: Various
Editor:
Title: "The Wind from the Stars"
"Stalker of the Snows"

The Wind from the StarsEdit

Stalker of the SnowsEdit

CreatorsEdit

Writer: Roy Thomas
Penciller: Mike Doherty
Inker: Rudy Nebres
Letterer: Vickie Williams

Major CharactersEdit

Minor CharactersEdit

LocationEdit

  • The Silver Isles

Time FrameEdit

SynopsisEdit

Tekeli's albin tribesman lead the captives from the Tigress down through the maze of tunnels for what seems like days into the mountain. Deep below the surface, they reach a city carved into the tunnels, and N'Yaga is able to tell from a mural that the city was created by an ancient winged, tentacled race and their blobish servants. The group is brought before the queen, who is Tekeli's mother, and sentenced to death. Tekeli (whose real name is revealed to be Ta-No, "Tekeli" actually meaning "death" begs to keep Conan as a mate, much to Belit's annoyance and anger, and Conan agrees in order to buy time for the crew, but when the queen immediately orders the executions of the others, Conan attacks, leaping up on a wall to pull down a stalactite causing everyone to scatter in the confusion. Suddenly, Ghomli and his men burst into the caverns, killing the queen and starting a massive battle during which the Tigress crew slips away. Conan grabs Tekeli and the group heads deeper into the caverns, ultimately finding another city, though this one in worse condition than the one closer to the surface. Carvings on the walls here suggest the blob-like worker-creatures slew their tentacled masters, although the corpse of one of the giant creatures with a star-shaped head is visible deep in the ice. After a bit of searching, and much to Tekeli's horror, the group finds a cache of jewels but before they can celebrate, Ghomli's forces find them and attack.

NotesEdit

Contains concepts from H.P. Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness" and Edgar Allen Poe's "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"

ReprintedEdit


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