Conan is given control of an army to defeat Natohk!
A princess has visions of a dark wizard bent on destroying her kingdom! Did Mitra truly speak to her and say her saviour is... Conan‽
- The Black Colossus by Roy Thomas, John Buscema and Alfredo Alcala
- ~"Conan the Barbarian faces the nameless, deadly Thing which came to the princess Yasmela at night - and which waited for him in the trackless deaert wastes beyond Khoraja"~
- The Testing of Blackmark by Gil Kane
- The Beast from the Abyss: A Tale of Kull by Steve Englehart, Howard Chaykin and The Crusty Bunkers
- The opening chapter of Lin Carter's book The Chronicles of the Sword: An Informal History of Sword-And-Sorcery Fiction"