The Sowers of the Thunder

The Sowers of the Thunder is a historical fiction short story by American writer Robert E. Howard, originally published in Oriental Stories, Winter 1932. It takes place in Outremer (the Crusader states) in the time of General Baibars and deals with the General’s friendly/adversarial relationship with Cahal Ruadh O’Donnell, an Irish Crusader with a troubled past cut in the Howardian mold. Both the Siege of Jerusalem (1244) and the Battle of La Forbie feature in the plot.

The Road of Azrael

The Road of Azrael is a collection of historical short stories by Robert E. Howard. This painting was used as the cover of the first publishing in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 2,150 copies, of which, 300 were boxed and signed by the artist. A collection of short stories from Robert E. Howard. The majority of them take place in the crusading era and the final story takes place in the late middle ages.