Conan - Hill of Shadows The Hill of Shadows
“Bring fourth the accused!” bellowed the Zamorian king Torath. His voice filled the throne chamber echoed by marble walls clad in jewels and trimmed in silver. Rays of moon light beamed into the hall by means of mirrors and illuminated the few men presented before the king. From the few men one emerged to stand judgment for his crimes, He approached Torath’s throne and bowed. “Murderous, thieving men the lot of you! Behold the man that bows before me and bear witness to my wrath!” Torath proclaimed and motioned for bowmen that await stationed on balconies too high for the rays of moonlight to reach.
One of the shadowy bowmen readied and fired his arrow toward the still bowing man. The arrow ripped