The latest episode of Macro and Cato ordeals in 1st century AD Roman Empire.
Excellent storyline against the backdrop of the Eastern Frontier and the threat posed by Parthia. Scarrow is able to immerse the reader deep within the arid deserts of the Middle East and the fight for local supremacy between two ancient superpowers.
Macro, now Prefect, is again the ideal legionary, Rome's finest, commander of a large auxillary cohort attached to the Syrian legions. Centurion Cato is his second in command. Both of them are immersed in a world of political intrigue and desperate battles.
Its got it all - Parthian Cataphracts, Eastern Despots, Seige, Pitched Battles and even a bit of Romance
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