Bran Mak Morn: The Last King
Ballantine Books - Del Rey
Year :
June 2005
Book No. : 0345461541
Edition : 1st
Format : Trade paperback
Pages : 432
Cover art : Gary Gianni
Illustrations : Gary Gianni
"Artist's Forward"
"Introduction" by Rusty Burke
"Men of the Shadows"
    "Chant of the White Beard" (poem)
    "Rune" (poem)
    "Song of the Pict" (poem)

"Kings of the Night"
"Song of the Race" (poem)
"Worms of the Earth"
"The Dark Man"
"The Lost Race"
"The Drums of Pictdom" (poem)
"The Little People"
"The Little People" (facsimile of original typescript)
"Children of the Night"
"Bran Mak Morn: A Play"
"Bran Mak Morn" (facsimile of original manuscript)
Untitled Synopsis "The story of a forgotten age; of ..."
Draft ("Worms of the Earth")
Untitled Fragment "A grey sky arched..."
"The Bell of Morni" (poem)
Untitled fragment "Men have had visions ere now. ..." (See Notes)
"Robert E. Howard and the Picts: A Chronology"
(excerpts from letters, etc. in chronological order)

Included in this article is an untitled essay by REH:
untitled essay, ca. 1920-1923
(". . . which has characterized . . .")

"Robert E. Howard, Bran Mak Morn and the Picts" by Rusty Burke and Patrice Louinet
Notes on the original Howard text
Sketches  by Gary Gianni (See Notes)
Edited by Rusty Burke
Design by Marcelo Anciano
Typography by Stuart Williams
The texts for this edition were based on Howard's original manuscripts and typescripts or the first published appearance if a manuscript or typescript was unavailable.
The color illustrations from the Wandering Star edition are reproduced in black and white.
The untitled fragment "Men have had visions ere now. ..." is not included in the Wandering Star edition.  It is believed that this was to be a Bran Mak Morn story.
Two of the Gary Gianni sketches are not included in the Bran Mak Morn sketchbook
Three poems are included as untitled verse in "Men of the Shadows":
"Chant of the White Beard"
"Song of the Pict"