“Not as the plants and flowers of Earth, growing peacefully beneath a simple sun, were the blossoms of the planet Lophai. Coiling and uncoiling in double dawns; tossing tumultuously under vast suns of jade green and balas-ruby orange; swaying and weltering in rich twilights, in aurora-curtained nights, they resembled fields of rooted serpents that dance eternally to an other-worldly music.”
― Clark Ashton Smith, Lost Worlds
Truly one of a kind, or should we say three of a kind: Vernacular photograph showing Henry Kuttner, Clark Ashton Smith, E. Hoffman Price. Small 2-½ x 3-¾ photograph, a rare snap of a legendary trio, no holds barred.
“Stern and white as a tomb, older than the memory of the dead, and built by men or devils beyond the recording of myth, is the mansion in which we dwell.” –Clark Ashton Smith. The Return of the Sorcerer