'Gems like this are too rare. I was hooked in ten pages.' Conn Iggulden
GEORGE HART just wants to serve his Queen and honour his family. It's not that simple.
He doesn't know his father, only that he's a pillar of the Establishment. His beloved mother is half Irish, half Zulu.
In a Victorian society rife with racism and prejudice, George's dark skin spells trouble to his regimental commander.
But George has soldiering in his blood - the only question is what he's really fighting for: ancestry or Empire. In the heat of battle he must decide . . .