The Hour of the Dragon

by Robert E. Howard
The Hour of the Dragon - Robert E. Howard 7.82   27

The Hour of the Dragon is also known as Conan the Conqueror. It was first published as a five part serial in 1935-36.

The Necromancer, Xaltotun, is resurrected after three thousand years, to aid in a plot to overthrow the rule of King Conan in Aquilonia. The arts of Xaltotun paralyze Conan on the eve of battle, the battle is lost and Conan taken alive. Freed by a dancing girl Conan escapes through the black pits and learns that only the cosmic jewel "The Heart of Ahriman" can defeat the sorceries of Xaltotun.


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Release date 1950
Details updated August 26, 2022

Conan :: Series

Series contains 75 total works.

Related series The Conan Chronicles
Related series The Conan Chronicles Series
Related series Robert E. Howard's Complete Conan of Cimmeria
Related series Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures

The Hour of the Dragon 7.82   27
The Sword of Conan 6.66   3
King Conan 7.00   2
The Coming of Conan 8.00   1
Conan the Barbarian 8.00   2
Tales of Conan 4.00   1
The Return of Conan N/A
Conan the Adventurer 4.00   2
Conan 8.00   3
Conan the Usurper 6.00   1
Conan the Warrior 7.00   4
Conan the Freebooter 8.00   1
Conan the Wanderer 6.00   1
Conan of the Isles N/A
Conan the Avenger N/A
Conan of Cimmeria 8.00   1
Conan the Buccaneer N/A
The Tower of the Elephant 8.00   1
The Devil in Iron 8.00   2
Rogues in the House 7.34   3
Conan of Aquilonia N/A
The People of the Black Circle 7.00   2
Red Nails 6.66   3
Conan and the Sorcerer N/A
Conan the Swordsman N/A
Queen of the Black Coast 6.66   3
The Sword of Skelos N/A
Conan the Liberator N/A
The Road of Kings N/A
Jewels of Gwahlur 7.00   1
Black Colossus 6.66   3
Conan the Mercenary N/A
Conan and the Spider God 8.00   1
Conan the Rebel N/A
Conan: The Treasure of Tranicos N/A
Conan: The Flame Knife N/A
Conan the Barbarian N/A
The Pool of the Black One 7.00   1
Conan the Renegade N/A
Conan the Raider N/A
Conan the Fearless N/A
Conan the Champion N/A
Conan the Defiant N/A
Conan the Marauder N/A
Conan the Warlord N/A
Conan the Valiant N/A
Conan the Hero N/A
Conan the Great N/A
Conan the Indomitable N/A
Conan the Free Lance N/A
Conan the Formidable N/A
Conan the Outcast N/A
Conan the Guardian N/A
Conan the Savage N/A
Conan the Relentless N/A
Conan and the Treasure of Python N/A
Conan of the Red Brotherhood N/A
Conan and the Gods of the Mountain N/A
Conan: Scourge of the Bloody Coast N/A
Conan at the Demon's Gate N/A
Conan the Hunter N/A
Conan and the Emerald Lotus N/A
Conan the Gladiator N/A
Conan and the Mists of Doom N/A
Conan: Lord of the Black River N/A
Conan and the Shaman's Curse N/A
Conan and the Grim Grey God N/A
Conan and the Death Lord of Thanza N/A
Conan of Venarium N/A
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian 9.00   2
Sagas of Conan N/A
The Bloody Crown of Conan 10.00   1
The Conquering Sword of Conan 9.00   2
The Complete Chronicles of Conan N/A
Conan the Barbarian 6.00   1

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