|Arrow SF paperback, 1973. Cover illustraton by Chris Yates.|
"The tale of Elric, later called womanslayer; of his love for Cymoria and of the rivalry with his cousin Yyrkoon. A rivalry that was to bring the dreaming city crashing in flames, destroyed by the reavers of the young kingdoms.
Elric, red-eyed, albino, the inheritor of waning powers, his strength precarious, sustained by arcane drugs. A hero seemingly unfit for his role.
A story that treats of monstrous emotions and high ambitions, of sorceries and treacheries, agonies and fearful pleasures. A story that Elric was to remember only in his nightmares."