Sole survivor of a shipwreck as a baby, Beric is an outsider from the start the village druid warns that he is cursed by the sea, and when death come to the tribe, the fingers of blame point in only one direction Cast out by the warriors, Beric is left alone without friends or family With no home


AD 98, Vindolanda A fort on the edge of the roman world The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world In just over twenty years time, Emperor Hadrian will build his wall But for now defences are weak as local tribes rebel against Rome.