The Queen of the Swords

Corum #2 of 6
by Michael Moorcock
The Queen of the Swords (Corum #2) - Michael Moorcock 8.00   3

Mythopoeic Fantasy Award nominee 1972.

The Cosmic Balance was disturbed–

and the emnity of Xiombarg, dread Queen of the Swords, was turned upon the Vadhagh Prince Corum. For Corum, last of his ancient race to occupy the lowest of the fifteen planes of reality, had slain the Lord Arioch, Knight of the Swords, and brother to Xiombarg. With the help of the enigmatic gifts of the sorcerer Shool – the Hand of Kwll and the Eye of Rhynn – Corum had accomplished the first of his hero's tasks, and the whole realm of Chaos was cast into disorder.

And so it was that Mankind, the contemptible Mabden, were once more taken in hand by the Sword Rulers. Beneath the fell and bloody banners of the Dog and the Bear, the Madben marched again and all that was gracious or beautiful on Earth stood in peril. And so Corum, after the briefest of rests, had once again to set out upon his fateful odyssey. With the lovely Margravine Rhalina, the faithful Jhary-a-Conel, companion to heroes, and the winged cat Whiskers, Corum ventured into the realm of Xiombarg, and for a time was lost to mortal men.


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Release date 1971
Details updated August 26, 2022

Corum :: Series

Series contains 6 primary works and has 8 total works.

Main series The Eternal Champion Sequence

The Knight of the Swords (Corum #1) 9.00   3
The Queen of the Swords (Corum #2) 8.00   3
The King of the Swords (Corum #3) 9.00   3
The Bull and the Spear (Corum #4) 8.66   3
The Oak and the Ram (Corum #5) 9.00   3
The Sword and the Stallion (Corum #6) 9.00   3
The Chronicles of Corum 9.50   2
Corum: The Prince in the Scarlet Robe 9.50   2

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