By John Stack
Masters of the ocean ebook III
The robust 3rd novel within the sequence is filled with dramatic battles by means of land and sea, led by way of large characters on either sides
The younger Greek captain Atticus is now a commander of the turning out to be Roman army. They are blockading a port close to Tunis while the Roman legions endure poor defeat via the the victorious Carthaginian military, spearheaded through elephant fees. whilst he and his ships get away including the most physique of the Roman fleet, they're first outmaneuvered by means of the Carthaginians, then are stuck and virtually thoroughly annihilated through a bad hurricane.
Atticus and his staff are one of the handful of survivors, and being the messenger of this information to the Senta in Rome brings Atticus into political issues nearly as stormy because the sea. He starts to believe not just Greek seriously isn't permitted by way of the Romans, but in addition that the habit of many, either politicians and squaddies, is such that he's unsure that he desires to be a Roman.
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