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Quote1.png You survived the slaughter within, Stygian, only because you'd donned your armor for the watch. Quote2.png
Conan to unnamed Stygian

Appearing in "Whispering Shadows!"

Featured Characters:


  • Bamulas (Main story and flashback)
    • High Priest of Ajujo (First and only known appearance; dies)
  • Lions of Kush
  • "Ten thousand ghosts"
  • "Forty" Stygian slavers
    • Captain (First and only known appearance; dies)
    • Kaspa (First appearance)
    • Merap (First appearance)

Other Characters:

Races and Species:


  • Black Kingdoms
    • Rain forest
      • Village of the Bamula Tribe
      • Outer villages of the Bamula (Destruction) (Only in flashback)
    • Savanna (First appearance)
      • Castle of Whispering Shadows (First appearance)
    • Kush (Mentioned)
  • Stygia (Mentioned)
  • Argos (Mentioned)
  • Zamora (Mentioned)
  • Turan (Mentioned)
    • King Yildiz's Palace (Mentioned)
  • Valusia (Mentioned)

Items and Concepts:

  • Ka (Mentioned)

Events and Eras:

Synopsis for "Whispering Shadows!"

  • Synopsis not yet written


  • Shooter is consulting editor.
  • "Whispering Shadows" is adapted from the story Castle of Terror by L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter. The name was changed because at that time, Comics Code-approved magazines could not use the word "terror" in their title.[1]

See Also

Links and References


  1. Conan Saga #97; Cimmerian Postscripts: Roy's Ramblings
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