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 through large characters on either sides 

The younger Greek captain Atticus is now a commander of the becoming Roman military. They are blockading a port close to Tunis while the Roman legions undergo bad defeat through the the successful Carthaginian military, spearheaded through elephant fees. while he and his ships break out including the most physique of the Roman fleet, they're first outmaneuvered by means of the Carthaginians, then are stuck and nearly thoroughly annihilated through a bad typhoon.

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 problems virtually as stormy because the sea. He starts off to believe not just Greek seriously isn't approved by way of the Romans, but additionally that the habit of many, either politicians and infantrymen, is such that he's unsure that he desires to be a Roman.

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