History Literature / ThePhoenixOnTheSword

17th Mar '17 12:25:14 PM ArtoriusRex
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* WhiteMagic: Epemitreus is one of the few wielders of such in the Conan saga, and the mark he places upon Conan's sword is powerful enough to slay demons. About the only other good magic users we ever see in the Conan canon don't show up until Literature/TheScarletCitadel (and this one's sort of ambiguous), and Literature/TheHourOfTheDragon.

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* WhiteMagic: Epemitreus is one of the few wielders of such in the Conan saga, and the mark he places upon Conan's sword is powerful enough to slay demons. About the only other good magic users we ever see who can even be described as benevolent in the Conan canon (whether actual white magicians or otherwise) don't show up until Literature/TheScarletCitadel (and this one's sort of ambiguous), and Literature/TheHourOfTheDragon.
17th Mar '17 12:12:09 PM ArtoriusRex
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* WhiteMagic: Epemitreus is one of the few wielders of such in the Conan saga, and the mark he places upon Conan's sword is powerful enough to slay demons. Another good wizard will not show up until Literature/TheHourOfTheDragon.

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* WhiteMagic: Epemitreus is one of the few wielders of such in the Conan saga, and the mark he places upon Conan's sword is powerful enough to slay demons. Another About the only other good wizard will not magic users we ever see in the Conan canon don't show up until Literature/TheScarletCitadel (and this one's sort of ambiguous), and Literature/TheHourOfTheDragon.
20th Jan '17 12:09:55 PM Eldritcho
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20th Jan '17 12:08:12 PM Eldritcho
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10th Dec '16 6:15:13 PM nombretomado
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"The Phoenix on the Sword" by Creator/RobertEHoward is the first ''ConanTheBarbarian'' story. First published in December 1932.

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"The Phoenix on the Sword" by Creator/RobertEHoward is the first ''ConanTheBarbarian'' ''Literature/ConanTheBarbarian'' story. First published in December 1932.
27th May '16 10:08:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* YouImaginedIt: After the battle with the demon, Conan is told that he is imagining things. This is quickly disproved however, when the priest recognizes the mark on Conan's sword.
15th Feb '16 6:39:29 AM AzureOwl
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* ReligionIsMagic: The high priest identifies the WhiteMagic put on Conan's sword by Epemitreus. It is probably the only instance of WhiteMagic in the entire Conan saga.

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* ReligionIsMagic: The high priest identifies the WhiteMagic put on Conan's sword by Epemitreus. It is probably one of the only instance few instances of WhiteMagic in the entire Conan saga.



* WhiteMagic: Epemitreus is perhaps the only wielder of such in the Conan saga, and the mark he places upon Conan's sword is powerful enough to slay demons.

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* WhiteMagic: Epemitreus is perhaps one of the only wielder few wielders of such in the Conan saga, and the mark he places upon Conan's sword is powerful enough to slay demons.demons. Another good wizard will not show up until Literature/TheHourOfTheDragon.
21st Dec '15 1:11:15 PM Dravencour
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* TooDumbToLive: Dion, who made the deadly mistake of revealing that he had a "ring of good fortune" sold to him by a Shemitish thief who stole it from a sorcerer of Stygia -- to a former Stygian sorcerer clearly obsessed with finding a lost ring of power that was stolen from him. He really should have kept his mouth shut.

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* TooDumbToLive: Dion, who made the deadly mistake of not only revealing that he had a "ring of good fortune" sold to him by a Shemitish thief who stole it from a sorcerer of Stygia -- Stygia, to a former Stygian sorcerer clearly obsessed with finding a lost ring of power RingOfPower that was stolen from him. He really should have kept his mouth shut.him by a Shemitish thief, but actually ''showing him the goddamned ring'', which promptly gets him stabinated.
2nd Nov '15 1:58:03 PM AzureOwl
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The quote from the Nemedian Chronicles that opens the story mentions the ''"towers of spider-haunted mystery"'' of Zamora. This is a pretty accurate description of the main setting of Literature/TheTowerOfTheElephant.
20th Sep '15 2:14:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* DivorcedInstallment / DolledUpInstallment: This story was originally written as a Literature/{{Kull}} story titled "By This Axe I Rule". After ''WeirdTales'' rejected it, Howard rewrote it as a Conan story.

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* DivorcedInstallment / DolledUpInstallment: This story was originally written as a Literature/{{Kull}} story titled "By This Axe I Rule". After ''WeirdTales'' ''Magazine/WeirdTales'' rejected it, Howard rewrote it as a Conan story.
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