In the year AD 406 Rome was on the defensive everywhere, and a single Roman legion stood desperate guard on the Empire’s Rhine frontier.
Maximus, the legion’s commander, is urged to proclaim himself emperor, but he stands by his concept of duty and holds the frontier for longer than seems possible.
Then chance plays a cruel trick . . .
On the North West Frontier
Wallace Breem is one of those authors who, if he is remembered at all, is probably known only for his first novel, Eagle in the Snow, which received high praise and achieved excellent sales on its...Read more