By Harry Turtledove

ISBN-10: 0345330684

ISBN-13: 9780345330680

Foul sorcery had slain the Emperor. Now the military of Videssos, betrayed by way of one man's craven folly, fled in panic from the savage victors. yet there has been no panic within the Legion, mysteriously displaced from Gaul and Rome into this unusual global of magic.

Wearily, Tribune Marcus Scaurus led his males throughout the chaos and enemy hordes looking for iciness quarters, to regroup and search to hitch up with Thorisin Gavras, now rightful ruler of Videssos.

But in Videssos the town, capital of the beleaguered realm, Ortaias Sphrantzes, whose cowardice had brought on their defeat, now sat upon the throne. There, at the back of nice partitions that had continually made the town impregnable to hurricane or siege, he governed with the help of evil sorcery. Overthrowing him appeared impossible.

Grimly, Marcus Scaurus started the lengthy march via opposed kingdom towards that probably hopeless try out.

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