By Sigmund Brouwer, Hank Hanegraaff
Helius, Nero's so much relied on adviser, anticipates the loss of life of his sworn enemy, the mythical warrior Gallus Sergius Vitas, scheduled to die a ugly dying within the enviornment. notwithstanding, the badly crushed guy who seems to be within the amphitheater isn't really who he turns out. Rescued via a stranger and given a mysterious scroll, Vitas is informed he needs to decipher this letter to discover the solutions he needs—a letter that Helius is additionally made up our minds to decipher and to maintain hidden from Nero. As Nero's reign of terror grows, so does his circle of enemies.
Read or Download The Last Sacrifice (Last Disciple, Book 2) PDF
Similar historical fiction books
A vintage of 20th-century fiction, The Berlin tales encouraged the Broadway musical and Oscar-winning movie Cabaret.
First released within the Nineteen Thirties, The Berlin tales comprises excellent comparable novels, The final of Mr. Norris and so long to Berlin, that are well-known this present day as classics of recent fiction. Isherwood magnificently captures 1931 Berlin: fascinating, with its avenues and cafés; marvelously ugly, with its nightlife and dreamers; harmful, with its vice and intrigue; strong and seedy, with its mobs and millionaires—this is the interval while Hitler used to be starting his circulation to energy. The Berlin tales is inhabited by way of a wealth of characters: the unforgettable Sally Bowles, whose misadventures within the demimonde have been popularized at the American level and display by means of Julie Harris in i'm A digital camera and Liza Minnelli in Cabaret; Mr. Norris, the unbelievable outdated debauchee mysteriously stuck among the Nazis and the Communists; plump Fräulein Schroeder, who thinks an operation to lessen the size of her Büste may possibly relieve her center palpitations; and the celebrated and doomed Jewish kinfolk, the Landauers.
Avraham Bahar leaves debt-ridden and depressed Albania to hunt a greater existence in, sarcastically, Stalinist Russia. a qualified barber, he curries desire with the Communist regime, eventually being invited to turn into Stalin’s own barber on the Kremlin, the place he's entitled to stay in a central authority residence with different Soviet dignitaries.
At the day after Halloween, within the yr 1327, 4 teenagers slip clear of the cathedral urban of Kingsbridge. they're a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a woman who desires to be a physician. within the wooded area they see males killed. As adults, their lives might be braided jointly via ambition, love, greed and revenge.
Within the conflict of Lincoln, 1141, the Sheriff of Shropshire is captured via the Welsh forces of the Empress Maud. The county proposes to replace him for a tender Welsh nobleman. but if the Sheriff is murdered purely Brother Cadfael can shop the captive from retaliation.
- Honeymoon in Paris: A Novella
- La guerra del fin del mundo
- The Trouble with Patience (Virtues and Vices of the Old West, Book 1)
- Enemy In Sight (Bolitho Series, Book 12)
Extra resources for The Last Sacrifice (Last Disciple, Book 2)
Both contained twenty or thirty pennies. He was even more pleased with their swords, which were worth more than a few pennies. He began to strip the dead men, which was difficult for him with one hand, so he made Gwenda help him. The lifeless bodies were awkwardly heavy, so strange to touch. Pa made her take off everything they wore, even their muddy hose and their soiled underdrawers. He wrapped their weapons in the clothing, making what looked like a bundle of rags. Then he and Gwenda dragged the naked corpses back into the evergreen bush.
Merthin was more surprised at Godwyn. How could an intelligent and educated man fail to see through Elfric? Perhaps it was less obvious to the person who was the object of the compliments. Godwyn opened a small door and led the way up a narrow spiral staircase concealed in the wall. Merthin felt excited. He loved to enter the hidden passageways of the cathedral. He was also curious about the dramatic collapse, and eager to figure out its cause. The aisles were single-storey structures that stuck out either side of the main body of the church.
You’re right,” he said, entering into the game. “That’s five already. ” Few people could make out the tongue of the traders who came to Kingsbridge from the weaving towns of Flanders: Ypres, Bruges, Ghent. ” “And Mother Cecilia told me that all the barbarians have their own tongues that no one even knows how to write down – Scots, Welsh, Irish, and probably others. ” Merthin grinned. Caris was the only person he could do this with. Among their friends of the same age, no one understood the thrill of imagining strange people and different ways of life.