The Caspian Gates (Warrior of Rome 4) by Harry Sidebottom
By Harry Sidebottom
AD 262 -- The Roman imperium is in turmoil after the fight for the throne.
Ephesus, Asia's city, lies in ruins, shattered via a powerful earthquake. Its voters stay in worry as mobs crush the town, baying for blood to avenge the gods who've punished them. whilst, an excellent higher possibility to the safety of the empire advances from the north. The barbaric Goth tribes sail towards Ephesus, made up our minds to pillage the weakened urban. merely Ballista, Warrior of Rome, is familiar with the methods of the barbarians -- and purely he can defeat them.
well known for his or her expert mixing of motion and historic accuracy, Sidebottom's Warrior of Rome novels take the reader from the shouts of the battlefield to the whisperings of the emperor's internal circle. wealthy intimately and punctuated by way of harrowing motion, there isn't any higher technique to delivery your self again to the Roman Empire.
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Ballista slid his arm in alongside that of Constans; there was next to no room for anything else. He patted the trapped man on the shoulder. Above the hole seemed to be one large block of masonry. With no equipment and no room to work, it would be impossible to break it up or move it. Below the fallen material was more fragmentary. Possibly it could be dug out, but then the unsupported block above would come down. Ballista lay still again.
She blushed and shook her head. Calgacus ignored him. ‘Sure, you must be getting used to them,’ the Hibernian continued, all wide, blue-eyed innocence. ‘Living here, I mean. I heard tell there was one hereabouts built on such a heroic scale it won applause when its owner took it to the baths. ’ Rebecca left as quickly as possible. ‘Bastard,’ said Calgacus. ’ Hippothous came in to join them. The snake was gone. They all started eating. The magpie was hopping about in its cage, squawking annoyingly.
It would not be good if a report arrived there that Ballista had been anything other than punctual for a festival of the imperial cult. With a final, slightly disconcerting flourish, Constans finished the shave. Ballista thanked him, avoiding the eyes of Maximus and Calgacus. On cue, their breakfast arrived. The Jewish slave woman Rebecca put out bread, cheese, soft-boiled eggs, as well as honey, yoghurt and fruit. A substantial ientaculum for a Roman or Greek, nothing too taxing for the three northerners.