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The Bloody Crown of Conan - A Witch Shall Be Born: I, The Blood-Red Crescent; II, The Tree of Death Summary & Analysis

Robert E. Howard
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A Witch Shall Be Born: I, The Blood-Red Crescent; II, The Tree of Death Summary

In "I, The Blood-Red Crescent," Tamaris, Queen of Khauran, lies asleep in her chamber. She wakes up and sees a human head, which is the exact replica of her own head. She thinks she is bewitched. The head has a body attached and it is a woman identical to her. The woman says she is Tamaris' sister, but Tamaris believes her twin sister died at birth. The sister's name is Salome. She has a witch's mark on her chest, a red-blood crescent. Salome explains every century a witch is born and when she is, the people usually kill her. When Salome was born, the people took her to the desert to die, but she lived instead. A...

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