Published Apr 2015
The Emperor Domitian – talented tyrant, deluded despot. As he vents his suspicions, no one is safe.
Gaius Vinius Clodianus is a reluctant recruit to the elite Praetorian Guard who must fight for honour in a world of corruption and deceit.
Flavia Lucilla has access to the Emperor’s most private inner circle and hears the intimate secrets of a ruler who toys with the lives of his subjects as if he were indeed a careless god.
Together these ordinary heroes must choose between their sworn duty to protect the Emperor and act of courage that will change the future of Rome.