The Legion of Videssos (Videssos Series #3)

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Since the Roman legion had been mysteriously transported to this world of magic, tribune Marcus Scaurus had served the rulers of war-torn Videssos well. He had been largely responsible for ousting the Pretender and putting Thorish Gavras on the throne. That, of course, made him a hero.
Rome or Videssos, however, Fortune was a fickle goddess.
Now he and the legion were returning in triumph to Videssos the city after defeating a well-entrenched ...

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Overview

Since the Roman legion had been mysteriously transported to this world of magic, tribune Marcus Scaurus had served the rulers of war-torn Videssos well. He had been largely responsible for ousting the Pretender and putting Thorish Gavras on the throne. That, of course, made him a hero.
Rome or Videssos, however, Fortune was a fickle goddess.
Now he and the legion were returning in triumph to Videssos the city after defeating a well-entrenched army of rebel mercenaries. But Marcus, betrayed by the one closest to him, was returning to be seized, dragged before the Emperor, and questioned under truth-drug like a traitor.
Of the court, only Alypia Gavra stuck by him — but consorting with the Emperor's niece was dangerous. It could lead to exile — or death!
Yet Alypia was attractive. And Marcus was lonely . . .

The epic saga of an alternate, magical universe continues. Since the Roman legion had been transported to a world of magic, tribune Marcus had served the rulers of Videssos well. Although a hero now, he is betrayed by his closest friend and questioned by the Emperor. Consorting with the Emperor's niece is dangerous and could lead to exile or death. Original.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780345330697
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/28/1987
  • Series: Videssos Series, #3
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 828,971
  • Product dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 6.95 (h) x 0.95 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2001

    Excellent

    His knowledge of history is impeccable and his ability to draw conclusions about another culture that parallels the Roman empire is phenomenal

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