The Eagles of Rome
Résumé des tomes
Tome 1 : The strategic general Drusus is entrusted with the mission of bringing the indomitable barbarians of Germania under the Roman Empire's control. Once the battle is won, Prince Sigmar offers his son, Arminius, as a hostage to the Romans. Caesar consigns the education of the young barbarian to one of his most trusted companions, Titus Valerius Falco. Titus has a son of the same age as Arminius, an unruly young man called Marcus, also in need of an education worthy of his name. Together, these two budding soldiers go through full training, and are time and again subjected to the steely discipline and harsh tests of their tutor, an ex-legionary. Through these trying experiences, the insolent young Roman and the hot-headed German gradually transform their reciprocal hatred into a strong friendship... especially as they begin to discover the irresistible charms of their various female contemporaries...
Tome 2 : Having gone through the same training, Marcus Valerius Falco and Arminius have discovered together of the intoxication of combat and the pleasures of the senses. What started as a mutual dislike has gradually turned into shared respect, and eventually friendship. In this second volume, Marcus launches himself into the amorous pursuit of the gorgeous Priscilla. Unfortunately, the lady in question is already promised to another, leading the love-crazed Marcus into rash decisions and sticky situations. Luckily, Arminius has got his back, but his tolerance of his best friend's foolishness soon reaches its limits... Sexy, action-packed, with plenty of plotting and poison, against the backdrop of the Roman Empire's relentless military conquests.
Tome 3 : Even though Marcus and Arminius parted company on bad terms, the Emperor Augustus is counting on the strength of the friendship that unites them to shed light on the rumor that's got Rome quaking in its boots. He thus sends Marcus on a top secret mission to Germania, Arminius' birthplace, in order for him to determine how and to what extent the young German is involved in the preparation of a people's rebellion. But what if conspiracy isn't the Barbarian's real prerogative...?
Tome 4 : He has committed treason. Marcus has to face the facts: Arminius, the man who is like a brother to him, is in the midst of preparing a rebellion against Rome, the city that gave them everything. Two men, two destinies, a broken friendship, and the inevitable and eternal march of history. In this fourth installment of the enthralling Eagles of Rome series, Enrico Marini turns history into a breathtaking human adventure, extravagant and tragic, his realist artwork plunging us right to the heart of the struggles of Emperor Augustus' reign.
Tome 5 : There is a wolf among the Eagles of Rome, and he's ready to attack... Who would have thought that Arminius, in whom the Roman general had such trust, has now become the Germanian war chief? His betrayal has meant that the Roman army is attacked from all sides and Marcus, now a prisoner, has never been so powerless. Behind bars, he can neither challenge his old blood brother or protect Priscilla and her son...