King Conan has built his empire by brawn and by blade, but there are dangers that lurk in the shadows of his throne that cannot be slain by the Cimmerian's steel. Assassins are at his chamber door, and Thoth-Amonback to the height of his poweris summoning fearsome fiends from the fiery pit! If he is to survive the night, Conan will need to enlist the aid of the gods! Tim Truman and Tomas Giorello adapt Robert E. Howard's "The Phoenix on the Sword"! Covers by Andrew Robinson. The return of Thoth-Amon!