Joe Rubinstein (pages 1-14); Danny Bulanadi (pages 15-30)
sword and sorcery; fantasy-supernatural
Conan; Arawn [Lord of the Dark Forest] (intro); Merya (intro, death); Merya's parents (die); barkeep; Commander; Cleon; Spirit-Beasts (die)
After sleeping with Merya in the Dark Forest, Conan tries to free her from the captivity of Arawn. Upon killing Arawn and his Spirit-Beasts, he discovers that Merya must die the death that Arawn had saved her from years before.
Border Kingdom; Dark Forest; Dark Palace; deer (dies)