By Christian Cameron
Glory. dying. Well-born Athenian cavalry officer, Kineas, fought shoulder to shoulder with Alexander in his epic battles opposed to the Persian hordes. yet on his go back from the east to his local urban, he unearths no longer glory yet disgrace - and exile.
With not anything to his identify yet his army talents, Kineas has the same opinion to guide a band of veterans to the town of Olbia, the place the Tyrant is providing strong cash to coach the city's elite cavalry. yet quickly Kineas and his males locate they've got stumbled right into a lethal maze of intrigue and conspiracy because the Tyrant plots to take advantage of them as pawns within the more and more advanced strength video games among his personal voters, and the dread army could of Macedon.
Caught among his responsibility to the Tyrant, his loyalty to his males and a forbidden love affair with a charismatic Scythian noblewoman, Kineas needs to name on all his Athenian guile, his aptitude at the battlefield, or even - he's confident - the intervention of the gods, to outlive.
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