Ths and the next three cover illutionstions are related to eachother. In this one the coiled rattle snake in Cross Plains represents Robert E. Howard. Theire is an allignment between the snake, the watertower, and the cresent moon. The stars and their pattern are repeated in the next book but not as stars but in the shape of bird. The watertower is repeated as the top of a telephone pole. The moon in the window of the church in the graveyard. The milketway in this cover in the tree branches full with leaves.