The Headless Miller of Kobold's Keep - Irvin Ashkenazy
On a trip among the mountains, in the village of Merlin, the antique
dealer encountered a red-haired cyclops Indian, who confirmed his
destination to the ominous town of Kobold's Keep. There he found the
antiques he sought, and some who lost their heads over the visit.
Bride of the Wind - Stephen Goldin
How the shopkeeper battled the Dragon of the Wind on behalf of a troubled
Dreamer, and how the Wind itself can be vanquished.
A Song of Defeat (verse) - Robert E. Howard
For the optimistic and upbeat individuals, avoid "they that are born to
songs of defeat," unless they enjoy a downward journey.
The Emergency Call - Marion Brandon
When her husband has an accident by misadventure, his wife seeks the help
of Dr. Barton. Despite the old country medical practitioner's current
state, he performs a miracle in due course, which only becomes apparent
with the arrival of a new dawn.
Feminine Magic - David H. Keller, M.D.
A restless Cecil the Overlord departs on his important mission to acquire
a son, freed from the ceaseless "chitter-chatter nonsense of his wife."
He intends to generate a son by magic, rather than the aid of a woman, and
upon his return, he has found success. He takes much pride in his magical
prowess, completely oblivious of his wife's own skills and feminine magic
in the task.
The Whistling Corpse - G.G. Pendarves
On the ship the S.S. Dragon, they finally open Cabin 14, shut now for
almost a year, but soon after a murdered man's apparition is sighted. The
creature has the unpleasant habit of subjecting those it encounters to a