An Emperor for the Legion by Harry TurtledoveAn Emperor for the Legion by Harry Turtledove

An Emperor for the Legion

byHarry Turtledove

Mass Market Paperback | April 12, 1987

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Foul sorcery had slain the Emperor. Now the army of Videssos, betrayed by one man's craven folly, fled in panic from the savage victors. But there was no panic in the Legion, mysteriously displaced from Gaul and Rome into this strange world of magic.

Wearily, Tribune Marcus Scaurus led his men through the chaos and enemy hordes in search of winter quarters, to regroup and seek to join up with Thorisin Gavras, now rightful ruler of Videssos.

But in Videssos the city, capital of the beleaguered realm, Ortaias Sphrantzes, whose cowardice had caused their defeat, now sat upon the throne. There, behind great walls that had always made the city impregnable to storm or siege, he ruled with the support of evil sorcery. Overthrowing him seemed impossible.

Grimly, Marcus Scaurus began the long march through hostile country toward that seemingly hopeless attempt.
Harry Turtledove is the award-winning author of the alternate-history works The Man with the Iron Heart, The Guns of the South, and How Few Remain (winner of the Sidewise Award for Best Novel); the War That Came Early novels: Hitler’s War, West and East, The Big Switch, Coup d’Etat, and Two Fronts; the Worldwar saga: In the Balance, Ti...
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Title:An Emperor for the LegionFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 6.8 × 4.25 × 0.7 inPublished:April 12, 1987Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345330684

ISBN - 13:9780345330680

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Solid book and a good read I did not enjoy this book as much as the first one, mostly different expectations. But it was a good book and fairly enjoyable. And a solid book in the series.
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