October 31, 2019

No. Not Solomon Kane, That Other Guy

Mauser has been re-reading Conan, and has extensive thoughts.

The other image that comes to mind from those who have never read the originals is that as a barbarian, Conan is a simple brute. Again, not true. His Barbarian nature keeps his reasoning clear and unadorned with the gilding more civilized minds use to gloss over the cruder realities. Conan sees to the root of the matter, and cuts through the lies, sometimes literally...
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1 Though, since you brought it up, the Solomon Kane stories are also a blast.

Posted by: Directrix Gazer at Sat Nov 2 09:59:05 2019 (W/L2T)

2 Wee! Thanks! I appreciate the linkage.

Posted by: Mauser at Sat Nov 2 17:35:57 2019 (Ix1l6)

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