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

David Pilling

it's the 12 months 568 advert. From his monastic shelter in Brittany, King Arthur’s elderly grandson, Coel, starts off to jot down the fantastic tale of his existence. Now a monk, he's made up our minds to accomplish his chronicle earlier than dying overtakes him.

His story starts presently after the demise of his recognized grandfather on the conflict of Camlann. Britain is plunged into chaos, and Coel and his mom are compelled to escape their place of birth. They take with them Arthur’s recognized sword, Caledfwlch, as soon as possessed via Julius Caesar. recognized to the Romans because the purple demise, it's acknowledged to own unearthly powers.

When he grows to maturity, Cleo enlists within the Roman military less than normal Flavius Belisarius, the main well-known 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 pink dying 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 recuperate his birthright and his satisfaction.

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