It's 44 AD, and as Vespasian and the Second Legion forge ahead in their campaign to seize the south-west, Macro and newly-appointed centurion Cato are ordered by Vespasian to provide Verica, aged ruler of the Atrebates, with an army. They must train his trible levies into a force that can protect him, enforce his rule and take on the increasingly ambitious raids that the enemy is launching. But de...
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing; 1st Edition edition (August 4, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 9.4 x 1.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 10201289
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The Cato & Macro series are wonderful stories, each one spinning a different yarn around historic campaigns of the Roman Legionairies. Scarrow is an excellent story-teller and has created two very different but colorful characters in Cato & Macro. I...
trebates' official allegiance to Rome, open revolt is brewing, for many are wary of the legions and want to resist the Roman invaders. Macro and Cato must first win the loyalty of the disgruntled levies, before tackling the enemy without. But can they succeed whilst surviving a deadly plot to destroy both them and their comrades serving with the eagles? In the midst of this highly volatile situation, Macro and Cato face the greatest test of their army careers as only they stand between the destiny of Rome and bloody defeat...