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*Read E-pub ⛄ The Undying Wizard ð Cormac Mac Art, the son of an Irish king, forced to live the life of an outlaw after he is unjustly accused of a crime, is finally vindicated and then pursued by an evil wizard who has waited centuries to seek revenge The Undying Wizard was the second novel that andrew j offutt wrote about Cormac Mac Art, a character created by Robert E Howard His Cormac is quite different than Howard s, quite a bitfleshed out and complex, but the feel is similar Son of an Irish king, he returned to his home and was vindicated after many trials and perilous adventures, and has to take on Thulsa Doom, the titular undying evil wizard of this volume His exhaustive research of Irish history and mythology is apparent The Undying Wizard was the second novel that andrew j offutt wrote about Cormac Mac Art, a character created by Robert E Howard His Cormac is quite different than Howard s, quite a bitfleshed out and complex, but the feel is similar Son of an Irish king, he returned to his home and was vindicated after many trials and perilous adventures, and has to take on Thulsa Doom, the titular undying evil wizard of this volume His exhaustive research of Irish history and mythology is apparent One thing that always delighted offutt was that the producers of the first Conan film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger contacted him for permission to use the name of his sorcerer in this book as the name of the villain in their film The original publisher, Zebra, used Jeff Jones covers of their editions of the Cormac books to give them a uniform look with their titles by Howard and I was in the minority that disliked them they look muddy to me Cormac mac Art returns to the strange island he found in the last book with some Irish friends to retrieve the treasure he left there There he finds that a band of Britons have preceded him, along with Wulfhere Skullsplitter as their captive After freeing Wulfhere they find strange things happening on the island The wizard Thulsa Doom from the Kull story has risen after 18000 years and he wants Cormac dead because he recognizes him as the reincarnation of his great enemy Kull of Atlantis Thu Cormac mac Art returns to the strange island he found in the last book with some Irish friends to retrieve the treasure he left there There he finds that a band of Britons have preceded him, along with Wulfhere Skullsplitter as their captive After freeing Wulfhere they find strange things happening on the island The wizard Thulsa Doom from the Kull story has risen after 18000 years and he wants Cormac dead because he recognizes him as the reincarnation of his great enemy Kull of Atlantis Thulsa Doom attacks Cormac and his band in many ways He uses illusions, he changes shape, he disappears, he raises the dead, and he even controls the weather to stop Cormac from leaving And he can t be killed Cormac does manage to kill him, several times, but he gets better Cormac also kills a bunch of Picts, some dead guys, some Irish, some Danes, plus he does the sexy time with an undead sorcerer Nice entertainment