Conan the Champion ★★★☆☆

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Title: Conan the Champion
Series: Conan the Barbarian
Authors: John Maddox Roberts
Rating: 3 of 5 Stars
Genre: Fantasy
Pages: 260
Words: 65K


From the Publisher

Stranded in the furthest northern reaches of Brythunia, Conan the Cimmerian pledges himself as the haughty and beautiful Queen Alcuina . Soon the mighty barbarian is embroiled in a war with two kings who covet Acuina’s lands and the evil wizard lilma ,who wants even more .From the blood -drenched snows of the Brythunian forests to the sorcerous Shifting Lands the battles rage .The dead rise to slay and victory can only come from CONAN THE CHAMPION .

My Thoughts:

The foray into the Shifting Lands was interesting but the rest was passe.

Rating: 3 out of 5.

18 thoughts on “Conan the Champion ★★★☆☆

        1. In conan stories, there is ALWAYS a wizard behind almost everything. THey’re like cockroaches 😀

          Sadly, no. Lots of evil vampire elves though for Conan to slaughter.


  1. I really, really enjoyed the shifting lands. And, among other sources, that sequence probably provides some inspiration for the World of Dreams and especially the Aelfinn and Eelfinn in The Wheel of Time. I know Robert Jordan edited some of Tor’s Conan pastiches.

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    1. If you like old school fantasy and by that I mean a fun adventure filled story that doesn’t worry about anything in real life, and just want something simple, then I’d recommend Conan.
      That being said, I’d highly recommend the original stuff by Howard first, just so you got the best first.

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