The night of the ambush, they saw Mazdak alone and followed him. Mazdak met Conan in an alley, both them wore a cloak of white silk. When the assassins found the two men, in the darkness they could not distunguish their objective so decided to kill them both. But Conan and Mazdak killed them all. Mazdak took Keluka's ring and hid the bodies in an abandoned well.