By Ruth Downie
Back at his submit as a physician within the 20th legion in Roman-occupied Britain, Ruso uncovers a brand new chance even toward domestic than the neighboring barbarians.
As mysterious accidents, or even deaths, start to seem within the clinical ledgers, it truly is transparent that each one isn't really good among the local recruits to Britannia's imperial military. Is the a lot- embellished Centurion Geminus preying on his weaker infantrymen? and will this be on the topic of the looks of Emperor Hadrian?
Bound by way of his feel of responsibility and ill-advised interest, Ruso starts to invite questions no one desires to pay attention. in the meantime his barbarian spouse, Tilla, is checking out a number of the answers-and marked as a safety danger through the very officials Ruso is interrogating.
With Hadrian's stopover at looming huge, the fates of the legion, Tilla, and Ruso himself hold within the balance.
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