CHAPTER XIV KULAN TITH’S SACRIFICE The morning of the second day of her incarceration in the east tower of the palace of Astok, Prince of Dusar, found Thuvia of Ptarth waiting in dull apathy the coming of the assassin. She Read More!
CHAPTER XIII TURJUN, THE PANTHAN The face of Carthoris of Helium gave no token of the emotions that convulsed him inwardly as he heard from the lips of Hal Vas that Helium was at war with Dusar, and that fate Read More!
CHAPTER XII TO SAVE DUSAR Thuvia of Ptarth, battling for more than life against the lust of Jav, cast a quick glance over her shoulder toward the forest from which had rumbled the fierce growl. Jav looked, too. What they Read More!
CHAPTER XI GREEN MEN AND WHITE APES A Torquasian sword smote a glancing blow across the forehead of Carthoris. He had a fleeting vision of soft arms about his neck, and warm lips close to his before he lost consciousness. Read More!
CHAPTER X KAR KOMAK, THE BOWMAN As Carthoris moved through the forest toward the distant cliffs with Thuvia’s hand still tight pressed in his, he wondered a little at the girl’s continued silence, yet the contact of her cool palm Read More!
CHAPTER IX THE BATTLE IN THE PLAIN The distance from the bottom of the funnel to the floor of the chamber beneath it could not have been great, for all three of the victims of Tario’s wrath alighted unscathed. Carthoris, Read More!
CHAPTER VIII THE HALL OF DOOM As Thuvia of Ptarth saw Carthoris depart from the presence of Tario, leaving her alone with the man, a sudden qualm of terror seized her. There was an air of mystery pervading the stately Read More!
CHAPTER VII THE PHANTOM BOWMEN As Jav leaped toward him Carthoris laid his hand upon the hilt of his long-sword. The Lotharian halted. The great apartment was empty save for the four at the dais, yet as Jav stepped back Read More!
CHAPTER VI THE JEDDAK OF LOTHAR The girl looked her incredulity. “They lay in piles,” she murmured. “There were thousands of them but a minute ago.” “And now,” continued Carthoris, “there remain but the banths and the carcasses of the Read More!
Chapter 5: The Fair Race Downward along a smooth, broad floor led the strange tunnel, for such Carthoris was now convinced was the nature of the shaft he at first had thought but a cave. Before him he could hear Read More!
CHAPTER IV A GREEN MAN’S CAPTIVE When the light of day broke upon the little craft to whose deck the Princess of Ptarth had been snatched from her father’s garden, Thuvia saw that the night had wrought a change in Read More!
CHAPTER III TREACHERY The day following the coming of Vas Kor to the palace of the Prince of Helium great excitement reigned throughout the twin cities, reaching its climax in the palace of Carthoris. Word had come of the abduction Read More!
CHAPTER II SLAVERY As the ruler of Ptarth, followed by his courtiers, descended from the landing-stage above the palace, the servants dropped into their places in the rear of their royal or noble masters, and behind the others one lingered Read More!