THE ALTAR AND THE SCORPION. Never published in Howard’s lifetime. Howard wrote the story in 1928. It was submitted to Weird Tales, but Farnsworth Wright rejected it. The story was first published in ‘King Kull’ by Lancer books in 1967. Even though Kull does not directly appear in the story he is mentioned as “Kull, king of all Valusia”.

L. Sprague de Camp edited the story before publication. See under links and sources below for more information.

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