The Red Death (Caesar's Sword, Book 1)

The Red Death (Caesar's Sword, Book 1)

David Pilling

it's the yr 568 advert. From his monastic safe haven in Brittany, King Arthur’s elderly grandson, Coel, starts off to write down the exceptional tale of his existence. Now a monk, he's made up our minds to accomplish his chronicle prior to loss of life overtakes him.

His story starts almost immediately after the loss of life of his recognized grandfather on the conflict of Camlann. Britain is plunged into chaos, and Coel and his mom are compelled to escape their fatherland. They take with them Arthur’s recognized sword, Caledfwlch, as soon as possessed through Julius Caesar. identified to the Romans because the crimson dying, it truly is stated to own unearthly powers.

When he grows to maturity, Cleo enlists within the Roman military less than common Flavius Belisarius, the main recognized soldier of the age, and serves within the Roman invasion of Africa. He makes an enemy of the corrupt Empress of the East, Theodora, and falls into the clutches of Gelimer, the mad King of the Vandals.

Caesar's Sword (I): The purple loss of life follows the adventures of a British warrior of well-known descent within the glittering, deadly international of the past due Roman Empire. From the riotous streets of Constantinople, to the racetrack of the Hippodrome and the bloodstained deserts of North Africa, he needs to struggle to get better his birthright and his satisfaction.

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