Conan and the mysterious Welyn meet.
Conan rescues a woman from some assassins and hears she has the plague. He is warned to leave the city yet follows the woman home when she regails him with stories of men he has met. He eventually rips her clothes off and finds her covered with demons. she shows him a chest containing the cure only to himself be merged with a demon in the box. he gives her the antidote and returns to the city where the demon jumps hosts. Conan leave the city but is troubled about her visions of the golden amulet shards.