"Curse of the Three Demons"  
Arabesques 2
Author Harry Turtledove
First Appearance Arabesques 2
Reprinted No
Collected No
Genre(s) Fantasy
Publication date 1989

"Curse of the Three Demons" is a short story by Harry Turtledove, first published in Arabesques 2, edited by Susan Shwartz, Avon 1989. It has not been reprinted.

Sa'id ibn Hawqal is a merchant from Damascus who travels deep into the Mongol Empire to the city of Kaifeng. After being cheated, he curses the local governor, who angrily curses ibn Hawqal with three Mongol demons in retaliation.