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Rhoderic
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What are peoples favourite Conan story?

For me, The Tower of the Elephant. I know, I know, boring answer because it’s such an obvious one… but not a boring story!

I like it for a number of reasons: It has more pathos than most other Conan stories; It adds a lot of nuance to the quasi-Lovecraftian horror aspects of the setting; Zamora is one of the most flavourful and distinguishing locations of the Hyborian Age; and the “thief fantasy” format of the story, with all the roguish shenanigans and circumstancial plot twists that subgenre entails, makes it a fun read.