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Whilst the deputy commander of Rome's Imperial safeguard provider is assassinated at the island of Rhodes, Cassius Corbulo rapidly reveals himself embroiled within the research. Assisted once again through ex-gladiator bodyguard Indavara and servant Simo, his look for in point of fact advanced via the involvement of the lifeless man's headstrong daughter, Annia. Braving opposed seas, Cassius and his allies stick to the assassin's path south aboard a boat captained through a roguish Carthaginian smuggler and manned by way of his disparate, risky workforce. Their trip leads them to the farthest reaches of the empire; to a ruined urban the place the foundations of Roman civilization have lengthy been deserted, and a perilous conflict of wits with a brutal, relentless foe.

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Sed any longer to swallow the concoctions she brewed for his cough when the snow was high on the hills. shout with them his cough would disappear and his appetite would increase and there would be more flesh on his bones. With this the grandfather agreed. It was unbrisk cold fortunate that Tullius did not like hunting, and he a Roman. How had he endtired the army? some grimness. "Fine words for a Roman," said the grandfather, scornfully. st. my legion. I enjoyed every hour I "I remem- fought for The Child and the Youth 29 He found a good sound house, almost new, on the Carinae, the southwestern hip of the Esquiline hill.

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