Skulls in the Stars. First published in Weird Tales, January 1929. Howard got $30 for this story. It was also submitted to Argosy-Allstory.

In England, Kane is on his way to the hamlet of Torkertown, and must choose one of two paths, a route that leads through a moor or one that leads through a swamp. He is warned that the moor route is haunted and all travelers who take that road die, so he decides to investigate.

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