Red Shadows

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Red Shadows  (1928) 
by Robert Ervin Howard

First published in Weird Tales, August 1928. The story's alternative title is "Solomon Kane"
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Weird Tales cover image for August 1928: Villain 'Le Loup' standing over a woman whom he plans to ravish and slay.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was legally published within the United States (or the United Nations Headquarters in New York subject to Section 7 of the United States Headquarters Agreement) before 1964, and copyright was not renewed.

Works published in 1928 would have had to renew their copyright in either 1955 or 1956, i.e. at least 27 years after they were first published/registered but not later than 31 December in the 28th year. As it was not renewed, it entered the public domain on 1 January 1957.

The author died in 1936, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.