"Find the heart of your kingdom."
With these cryptic words, the sylvan witch, Zelata, sends Conan, the barbarian once-and-future king of Aquilonia, forth on a quest that will take him back along all the long, weary trails he once trod on his way to the kingship of the greatest of the Hyborian nations. Along the way he'll battle traitorous noblemen, crafty bandits, scheming merchants, bloodthirsty pirates, mysterious assassins from the East, eldritch vampires from the tomb, and powerful Stygian wizard-priests - and in the end he'll face an enemy called up from the land's nightmare-haunted past, an evil, ancient wizard who plans to bring back his 3,000-year-old empire of blood and sorcery....
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