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

David Pilling


it's the 12 months 568 advert. From his monastic safe haven in Brittany, King Arthur’s elderly grandson, Coel, starts off to jot down the impressive tale of his existence. Now a monk, he's made up our minds to accomplish his chronicle ahead of loss of life overtakes him.

His story starts presently after the dying of his well-known grandfather on the conflict of Camlann. Britain is plunged into chaos, and Coel and his mom are pressured to escape their fatherland. They take with them Arthur’s well-known sword, Caledfwlch, as soon as possessed through Julius Caesar. recognized to the Romans because the pink demise, it's stated to own unearthly powers.

When he grows to maturity, Cleo enlists within the Roman military below common 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 purple demise follows the adventures of a British warrior of recognized descent within the glittering, deadly international of the overdue 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 delight.

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