Corbulo orders new arrivals Cato and Macro, and their elite cohort of Praetorian Guards, to carry out the task. Stiger has to prove himself all over again, to himself, the dwarves, and the 13th. Lots of really cool twists and turns along the way! Marc currently resides in New Hope, Pennsylvania, just miles from where Washington crossed the Delaware. It just happens and, because of that, never resonated with me. His current series include the award-winning Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer, Tales of the Seventh, and The Karus Saga. While I guess you can read this without reading the others, I really wouldn't recommend it. The empire in the books is certainly similar to Rome but is also intentionally not Rome.
And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Some of the early scene-setting seemed drawn out but proved important to the narrative. Marc is the ultimate history fan and incorporates much of that passion into his work to bring greater realism to his fans. Let me start this by saying that this book ends strong and, once you get past the first half, there is a lot to like here. A nobleman from an infamous family, Ben Stiger finds himself freshly assigned to Third Legion, Seventh Company as a lowly lieutenant in the opening stages of war between the Empire and the Kingdom of the Rivan. Stiger faces the unknown with duty and honor while leading by example through courage and physical prowess.
That being said, as long as the reader understands that the book description does not adequately describe this book, that it is not even attempting to be an historical novel, but is in reality a fantasy novel, you might want to give this book a try. It also makes the story much more interesting to readers. The characters are well thought out and get you heavily involved. The friendships that are forged, the camaraderie that is seen and the love that is shown is without a doubt one of the most powerful aspects of the series. I'd definitely listen to this author's series - if he just stuck to the 'traditional' Legion. Steven would put the slightest possible change in inflection, pitch, speed of his voice, etc to distinguish which character was speaking.
Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. Would you listen to Stiger's Tigers again? Another reviewer suggests that it seems as though the author loses his train of thought. It started slow but the build up was necessary and added emotional impact when things got hot. Stiger has to prove himself all over again, to himself, the dwarves, and the 13th. Folks, I have been following this series since I bought the first book on a whim. Yet a more immediate threat lurks to the south, where Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died under mysterious circumstances.
In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. If the reader has taken the time to buy, read and then post a review, well then it is worth my time to read it. Together, Lindsay and Cindy take a new approach to the case, and unexpected facts about the victims leave them stunned. He showed a little magical talent, is studying at the local academy, and is nothing particularly special. On the plains of Zama, Felix and his brother Antonius stand in the formidable Roman legions, ready to deliver the decisive blow. Marcus Valerius Aquila has scarcely landed in Britannia when he has to run for his life - condemned to dishonorable death by power-crazed emperor Commodus. I enjoy falling into a good story, and this series is extremely good.
Cast adrift in a time not his own, Stiger believes his time as a leader of men is at an end. Audible tells me that I've listened to over 350 books over the past 12 months, have optic neuritis , this book stands simply out over 98% of those books. With this gre The fourth installment of the award-winning Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer series is here! There is no fluff here, just a well thought and well written tale that gets better each volume. There is no fluff here, just a well thought and well written tale that gets better each volume. But Finn wants to live. Ever since, the land has belonged to man, and the oceans have remained an uncrossable hell, leaving the continent of Lok isolated.
I really enjoyed the book. There is only one man who can lead the Lost--Stiger. While fishing with his new guards and Dog the party is attacked by a squad of orc. Aber ein anständiger Kleinkünstler hat natürlich eine Zugabe vorbereitet. Now in the past, ben must impersonate a beloved senior officer, and make new alliances and friendships if he is to defeat the Minion of Castor. Castor's dark servants are hard at work. The other books give space and plot to other characters.
Although I recognize parts of other stories I have read before there are no comments I can make. The story development in the first third of the book was very well written but challenged me with the pace, slow. Set amidst the backdrop of an epic war, there are greater forces at work than the young Stiger can even begin to imagine, setting him on the dangerous and lonely path of destiny. Placed in command of a truly terrible company, the 85th Imperial Foot, he is unknowingly sent on a suicide mission to resupply an isolated outpost, the garrison of Vrell. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King's Landing. Marc has traveled the world, from Asia to Europe, even at one point crossing the border at Check Point Charlie in Berlin toward the end of the Cold War. But to the Wolf the far north is a foreign land, a place where daemons and the old gods live on.