By Conn Iggulden
From the writer of the bestselling The risky ebook for Boys
The yr is fifty three B.C. Julius Caesar techniques his ultimate destiny—a future that would be determined now not through legions yet through his pal Brutus and a bewitching Egyptian queen named Cleopatra. . . .
Fresh from victory in Gaul, Julius Caesar leads his battle-hardened legions around the Rubicon.The armies of Rome will face one another ultimately in civil conflict, led through the 2 maximum generals ever to stroll the seven hills. From the spectacles of the world to the whispered lies of conspirators, writer Conn Iggulden brings to lifestyles a global marked by way of fierce loyalty and sour betrayal, with darkish occasions shrouded in noble beliefs.
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No, you’ve been let down, General. ” Julius removed his gaze from Ahenobarbus in disgust, raising his head to address the guards who watched him. “I am returning to my city to stand as consul once more. I break no laws in doing so. ” Ignoring Ahenobarbus, Julius walked his mount along the line, his accompanying riders moving in formation with him. For a split second, Ahenobarbus considered shouting for an attack, but then he caught the eye of one of the riders and saw him grin and shake his head as if he had heard the thought.
Finally, I must mention the Inner Circle and Janis in Glasgow, who kept me smiling through a long afternoon. PART ONE CHAPTER 1 Pompey pronounced each word as a hammer blow: “Therefore, by his actions, Caesar is today declared Enemy of Rome. His titles and honors are revoked. His right to command legions is struck from the records. His life is forfeit. ” The Senate chamber was finally still after the storms of debate, the tension showing in every face. The messengers who had killed horses to reach them had no way of knowing the pace of those who followed.
Emperor series; v. 4) eISBN-13: 978-0-440-33592-4 eISBN-10: 0-440-33592-2 1. Caesar, Julius-Fiction. 2. -Fiction. 3. Emperors-Fiction. I. Title. ” -JACOB BURCKHARDT ACKNOWLEDGMENTS A number of people have devoted their time and energy to these books. I cannot name them all, but I must thank Fiona and Ingrid in particular for their extraordinary hard work. Thank you as well, to all those who have written to me. I have been touched by the responses to these books. Finally, I must mention the Inner Circle and Janis in Glasgow, who kept me smiling through a long afternoon.