Invader: Dark Blade
The third ebook-exclusive novella in the brand new INVADER series, set in Roman Britain, AD 44, from Sunday Times bestselling authors Simon Scarrow and T. J. Andrews
As Britannia's natives continue to resist Roman rule, a new king has been installed to bring them into line. It's the task of Optio Figulus to protect the puppet ruler. But then the king begins a campaign of reprisals against rebel Britons. Whole families are murdered, women raped, children imprisoned. The king denounces their gods and native tongue.
Figulus's unswerving allegiance to Rome falters as he witnesses the atrocities. Just as an assassin is about to strike the new king...