Having escaped the gladiator school and fled the city of Rome, Antonius and Theudas now find themselves on a far deadlier battlefield. The entire Roman Empire is racked with civil war on the heels of the assassinations of both Emperor Commodus and his successor Pertinax. Now four would-be Emperors, including their erstwhile savior, the governor and general Severus, lead their legions to vie for the Imperial throne. Antonius and Theudas must fight their way from Syria to Gaul and finally back to Rome.
Will Antonius’s hope of restoration to his faith,family, and the woman he loves be just another casualty of the brutal civilwar? Can God ever forgive him for thethings he’s been forced to do? AsAntonius returns to Rome to face a resurgent persecution will God remainfaithful? And if he remains faithful to God will it cost him his life?
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“I enjoy historical fiction, and this book kept me spell bound to the very end. It made me feel as if I was part of the drama.”
“This story is weaved through love, hate, battle and brotherhood. Well told!”