AD 65: Violent unrest simmers on the furthest edges of the Empire…. Sebastos Pantera, spy to the Emperor Nero, has undertaken the most dangerous of missions. Hunting, often alone, he must find the most dangerous man in Rome’s empire and bring him to bloody justice. Against him is Saulos, who is pledged to bring about the destruction of an entire Roman province. Brilliantly clever, utterly ruthless, Saulos cares only for his vision of total victory – and not for the death and devastation such a campaign would bring. Fought in the alleys and palaces of a royal city and inside hte rocky fastness of a desert fortress, this will be a bloody conflict between two men who have everything to gain – and a kingdom to lose… Review quote: “Religious and political tensions, passion and intrigue, superb action sequences and real and imagined characters are seamlessly woven together to create a fascinating and exciting story on a truly epic scale. Thanks for a terrific read!” Laura Wilson.