Random House, Inc. "Give me a sword, I will give you a show." Chained for another man's crime, Conan is sentenced to a Nemedian gladiator arena. While at first the mob howls for Cimmerian blood, the barbarian warrior gives the crowds all the blood they could ever desire. As word of Conan's prowess on the bloody sands spreads, his fame grows...as do the jealousies of his masters, who conspire to accomplish with base treachery what they could never achieve with sinew and steel!
Baker & Taylor Wrongly condemned to the gladiator arena for another man's crime, Conan gives the crowd all the blood they could ask for, but as his reputation grows, so does the jealousy of his masters.