The Chronicles of King Conan, Volume 5: The Black Dragons and Other Stories
"They say the king's gone mad!" Blinded by grief and rage, Conan the King has let matters of state fall by the wayside as he mourns the apparent death of his son and heir, Conn. The barbarian king's erratic behavior and the void of leadership is troubling, but where some see a kingdom on the brink of chaos, others see an opportunity to seize the moment and pull the reins of power from the preoccupied monarch's hands. Dead hands, that is!