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The Sowers of the Thunder - ebook/epub

The Sowers of the Thunder - ebook/epub
The Sowers of the Thunder - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard-20%
Ventigo Media
The Sowers of the Thunder is a short story by Robert E. Howard (published in Oriental Stories, Winter 1932) that takes place in Outremer (the Crusader states) in the time of General Baibars and deals with the Generals friendly/adversarial relationship with Cahal Ruadh ODonnell, an Irish Crusader with a troubled past cut in the Howardian mold. Both the Siege of Jerusalem (1244) and the Battle of La Forbie feature in the plot.
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