Ben Kane avec The Arena (A gripping short story in the bestselling Eagles of Rome series) (English Edition)
An exclusive digital short from Ben Kane, ‘the rising star of historical fiction’ (Wilbur Smith).
A day out with comrades, brutal gladiator fights, a bet with disastrous consequences. A Roman soldier’s much anticipated payday plays out in very different ways to those he expected.
The German frontier, AD 12. Legionary Marcus Piso is set to enjoy a four monthly payday with his comrades. Wine, food and gladiatorial entertainment are on offer, and his purse is full.
But thanks to a dishonest bet maker, events take on a very dangerous life of their own...
The Arena is a prequel to Ben Kane's upcoming novel, Hunting the Eagles, the second in the new gripping three-part series, Eagles of Rome. It also includes a sample chapter from the new book.