The hour of darkness was upon Aquilonia, proudest kingdom of the great Hyborian world. Brave men cowered, for a madman wore the crown. Now mighty Conan, sword in hand, girded himself for a terrible confrontation.
Chosen commander-in-chief of the rebels, the great hero faced a deadly foe, Numedides, mad king of Aquilonia, and his vaunted sorcerer, Thulandra Thuu. Who would survive this monstrous battle of good and evil? When would the forces of light prevail?