Vastly outnumbered, Conan and his mercenary army retreat to a walled city where safety is assured . . . as is starvation within the enemy's encircling stranglehold. But the city holds a horrifying secret that makes the slow death of privation or the agonizing death of the blade seem welcome! Collects Conan stories from Marvel's The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #171-#180.