We’re venturing into the world of fantasy via a short story called Gods of the North by Robert E Howard. It’s a tale of a fierce warrior’s encounter with the icy daughter of a God after standing as the lone, victorious warrior on a bloody battlefield. 

Originally published in March 1934 in “The Fantasy Fan”,  then reprinted in Fantastic Universe December 1956.

Robert E Howard is best known as being the author and creator of the fantastica tales of Conan the Barbarian, and this story is a glimpse into other times in this world. 

LINKS 

Gods of the North by Robert E Howard on the Project Gutenberg website.

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3 thoughts on “085 Gods of the North by Robert E Howard

  1. Dave,

    I loved this story!! I was driving to an appointment while listening and didn’t want to get out of my car so I could continue the story, lol.

    Great pick. I love the idea of keeping stories alive.

    This story had such a good mix of action, emotion and surprise!

    Loving the new direction and can’t wait to keep listening 🙂

    Hope you and your family are well!

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