By Adam Alexander Haviaras
At the height of Rome’s may well a dragon is born between eagles, an inheritor to a line either blessed and cursed through the Gods for ages.
In Killing the Hydra, Lucius Metellus Anguis returns to North Africa, decided to enquire the loss of life of his centurion and root out the treason that has infiltrated the ranks of his cohort. together with his spouse, Adara, secure in Athens, Lucius reveals himself on my own on a deadly highway again to the legionary base at Lambaesis. Praetorian spies and different unknown enemies are searching him, and it is just with support from the Empress, a Punic prostitute, and an historical crew of warriors that Lucius is ready to continue to exist.
But the Sibyl’s prophecy haunts Lucius’s desires, and he clings desperately to the desire that he's making the fitting judgements for his males, for himself, and for his relations.
As his international is ravaged by way of ache on all fronts, Lucius Metellus Anguis needs to come to a decision even if to make his circulate opposed to the enemies that experience plagued his family members for much too lengthy, together with the main robust guy within the Roman Empire.
How some distance will the Dragon visit guard his kin and avenge the spirits of the dead?
Only the Gods know…
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“Well written ancient drama with an eye fixed for detail... I can’t look ahead to the following publication… Killing the Hydra. there's a lot more distress and mischief to puzzle and vex our valuable Metellus.”
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Killing the Hydra (Eagles and Dragons Book 2) by Adam Alexander Haviaras