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Already by the second story featuring her ("The Song of Red Sonja," in Conan #24, which won the comicbook industry's own Academy Award for 1972), I had begun to see certain divergences from the original, such as (I like to think) Howard himself might have done if he'd decided to bring his red-tressed she-devil into the Hyborian Age.
This was the mad villain who'd kidnapped me to the Slave Coast on his hell-ship in '48 (on my own father-in-law's orders, too), and perforce I'd run black ivory with him, and fled from she-devil Amazons, and been hunted the length of the Mississippi, and lied truth out of Louisiana to keep both our necks out of a noose.
It is the work of the Duke of Burgundy and that she-devil, the Queen of France.
The last thing I remember was when I was all worked up trying to tell you what that she-devil is.
Asmodeus observed from his throne of linked, living she-devils, and meant it.
Linked to this bellicose nationalism was a return to pre-Civil War patterns in which Southerners were the most ardent proponents of American imperial expansion.
I cannot help but compare this situation with one of the most famous pre-civil war strikes in Terran history, at a seemingly insignificant place called Harper's Ferry.
The Chiefs House had been a small hotel before the Event, and long before that a whaling skipper's mansion, back in the glory days of Nantucket's pre-Civil War supremacy in the baleen and boiled-blubber trades.
The face's expression is very much sly-Yankee, in the pre-Civil War sense.
The structure was old& probably pre-Civil War& and had the charm and character of many of the South's vintage structures.