Aquila in the New World (Aquiliad, No. 1) by somtow sucharitkul, S. P. Somtow

By somtow sucharitkul, S. P. Somtow

On this trade Earth, Rome principles all...including the recent international, recognized in different dimensions as the United States yet right here as Terra Novo.

General Titus Papinianus is governor of that untamed land, and Aquila, leader of the savage Lacoti country, is a Roman senator. yet legit titles apart, their accountability is to Caesar. So while Caesar sends them on a quest for the fabled land of China, considered someplace in Terra Novo, off they pass.

They are infrequently ready for bloodthirsty Aztecs, flying machines, time-traveling extraterrestrial beings, or Bigfoot—and Aquila's problem-solving suggestions are unconventional to assert the least!

Before they comprehend it, their adventures lead them into the fingers of the Time legal, who's bent on changing the entire a number of universes to fit his personal evil whims. someway they need to cease him...before their global is destroyed!

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Not quite out of the game yet. “There’s something in the Warden records,” he said. “Early writings. Nobody thought the translation was correct. There was a reference to some kind of higher form of Djinn. ” I asked Lewis. He shrugged. “Don’t know. I think you’re right. ” He paused to look at Paul inquiringly—a formal gesture, and a kind one. Paul nodded. “You do work best out there, kiddo. Go do your stuff. I’ll stick with Lewis, help manage things here. ” I looked up at him, and was caught by the intent focus of his eyes.

There was no worry in her expression, and no exhaustion. Perky, which just seemed strange. There was something else, though, that sent a ripple of unease up my back that exploded in an ice-cold shudder on the back of my neck. The woman was just…wrong. ” Marion ’s warning shout came a second too late. The woman had a gun. Must have taken it off one of the guards. Nathan? Janet? One of the many who’d died? And now she raised it and pointed it straight at me. I froze, unbreathing. The muzzle of that damn pistol looked big enough to swallow the sun.

Your stories. You remake the world with stories. ” The smile died. ” “You have to understand—” “Well, I don’t. ” “I’m being accurate! Dammit, David, why is everything such a riddle with you guys? ” he asked, and arched his eyebrows. “Sorry, but I’m not quite ready to sacrifice my people to save all of yours. I’m trying to find a way that it doesn’t come down to that choice. That’s what Jonathan left me. Responsibility. ” I swallowed my comeback, because there was real suffering in his eyes. ” I asked.

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