Literature: The Servants of Bit Yakin
"The Servants of Bit-Yakin" (a.k.a. "Jewels of Gwahlur") is a Conan the Barbarian story written by Robert E. Howard. First published in March, 1935.
- Distinguishing Mark: How Conan ID's a slave.
- Distressed Damsel: Muriela.
- Exact Eavesdropping: Conan's source of information.
- Fantasy Counterpart Culture: Bit-Yakin was a "Pelishtim".
- Faux Death: Yelaya.
- Frazetta Man: The Servants, possibly. May also be a case of All Trolls Are Different, although they're never referred to as such.
- Friend or Idol Decision: Conan saves Muriela.
- Go Mad from the Revelation: Threatened.
- Good Shepherd: One priest is incorruptible, which surprises the hell out of Conan.
- Inelegant Blubbering: Unwise if you want to pass as a goddess.
- Mineral MacGuffin: The Teeth of Gwahlur.
- Posthumous Character: Bit-Yakin.