“Beyond the Black River” is one of the original short stories about Conan the Cimmerian. First published in Weird Tales magazine, MayJune 1935. The story was republished in the collections King Conan (Gnome Press, 1953 – edited by de Camp) and Conan the Warrior (Lancer Books, 1967 – edited by de Camp). It has since been published a numerous times in many languages. It’s set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan’s battle against a savage tribe of Picts in the unsettled lands beyond the infamous Black River.

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Here followes the story but in ddited version by L. Sprague de Camp:

Source: Howard Works.

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