|Under the Eagle (2000) [Novel]|
by Simon Scarrow
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Series: Roman Eagles
(From the publisher):
It is the year 42 AD, and Centurion Macro, battle-scarred and fearless, is in the heart of Germany with the Second Legion, the toughest in the Roman army. Cato, a new recruit and the newly appointed second-in-command to Macro, will have more to prove than most. In a bloody skirmish with local tribes, Cato gets his first chance to prove that he's more than a callow, privileged youth. As their next campaign takes them to a land of unparalleled barbarity - Britain - a special mission unfolds, thrusting Cato and Macro headlong into a conspiracy that threatens to topple the Emperor himself.
Original title: Under the Eagle
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Rome