Part four in the new Roman pirate series of novellas from the Sunday Times bestselling authors Simon Scarrow and T. J. Andrews.
AD 25. Across the treacherous waters of the Adriaticum, rival pirate ships and Roman squadrons battle for control. Only the strongest can survive ...
In the dangerous waters along the Illyrian coast, a feared pirate crew is on the hunt. Prey is elusive, for Prefect Canis of the Roman navy has forbidden merchant ships from sailing without an escort. Captain Bulla and his first mate, the young pirate Telemachus, are relieved when a rare target is sighted. But the presence of armed soldiers on board takes them by surprise, as a gang of pirates prepares to take on a highly trained enemy. Victory, if it comes, will be at a terrible price.
There's shocking news to follow. Aware of Telemachus's growing prowess on the seas, the Romans have imprisoned his enslaved brother Nereus. As the men of Poseidon's Trident set sail for Italia, pursued by aggressive Roman warships, a plan is taking shape in Telemachus's mind. A plan only he would dare even to think of ...
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