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Whoa! It has been a hectic summer here in the wilds of Essi-Keh and the anniversary of Clark Ashton Smith's mortality nearly slipped by me. Considering that Klarkash-Ton is our Dread Editor's favorite author (along with A. Merritt) and one of my own personal literary deities, this date could not go unremarked.
Reviews of the latest and best sword-and-sorcery fiction and more.
Merritt, Burroughs, barbarians, and more.
Roy G. Krenkel would have turned one hundred on July 11. I was quite busy with real world issues at that point, but I figured that someone out there somewhere would do a substantial centennial write-up. The other day I performed a fairly rigorous internet search and found nothing, more or less. I resolved to do my own write-up…
Items of interest from around the web.
In the days when Rome was young, a forest populated by fantastic creatures stood near the Etruscan city of Sutrium. Lars Velcha, a nobleman of Sutrium, abducts a Water Sprite named Vel for his daughter Tanaquil to use as a slave. Tanaquil and Vel befriend Arnth, a wandering minstrel, and together contrive a plan to free the Water Sprite.