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The leopard sword [text (large print)] / Anthony Riches.

By: Riches, Anthony.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Riches, Anthony. Empire: bk.4.; Riches, Anthony. Empire: 04.; Gallo, Max, Empire: 4.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2013Edition: Large print edition.Description: 525 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444815214 (hbk.); 1444815210.Subject(s): Aquila, Marcus Valerius (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Large type books | Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Large type books.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: When murderous Roman agents nearly captured Marcus, his friends had defeated them. Now he must protect them from the emperor's wrath and leave the shelter of the province. As Marcus Tribulus Corvus, centurion of the second Tungrian auxiliary cohort, he leads his men from Hadrian's Wall to the Tungrians' original home in Germania Inferior. Tungrorum is a city ravaged by the eastern plague sweeping through the empire - now threatened by an outbreak of brutally violent robbery. Obduro, a bandit chieftain, is robbing and killing with impunity. His sword, the lethal symbol of his unstoppable power, is sharper, stronger and far more deadly than any known to the Roman army. And now he threatens to destabilize the whole northern frontier of the empire...
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Britannia has been subdued - and an epic new chapter in Marcus Valerius Aquila's life begins. The murderous Roman agents who nearly captured Marcus have been defeated by his friends. But in order to protect those very friends from the wrath of the emperor, he must leave the province which has been giving him shelter.

Complete and unabridged.

Originally published : London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2012.

When murderous Roman agents nearly captured Marcus, his friends had defeated them. Now he must protect them from the emperor's wrath and leave the shelter of the province. As Marcus Tribulus Corvus, centurion of the second Tungrian auxiliary cohort, he leads his men from Hadrian's Wall to the Tungrians' original home in Germania Inferior. Tungrorum is a city ravaged by the eastern plague sweeping through the empire - now threatened by an outbreak of brutally violent robbery. Obduro, a bandit chieftain, is robbing and killing with impunity. His sword, the lethal symbol of his unstoppable power, is sharper, stronger and far more deadly than any known to the Roman army. And now he threatens to destabilize the whole northern frontier of the empire...

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