[[ Reading ]] ➷ The Wall (Britannia, #1) Author Richard Denham – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk

The Wall (Britannia, #1) ROMAN BRITAIN STOOD ON THE BRINK OF CHAOS The Story Opens In 367 AD Four Soldiers Justinus, Paternus, Leocadius And Vitalis Are Out Hunting For Food Supplies At An Outpost Of Hadrian S Wall, When The Wall Comes Under Attack The Four Find Their Fort Destroyed, Their Comrades Killed, And Paternus Is Unable To Find His Wife And Son As They Run South To Eboracum, They Realize That This Is No Ordinary Border Raid Ranged Against The Romans At The Edge Of The World Are Four Different Peoples, And They Have Banded Together Under A Mysterious Leader Who Wears A Silver Mask And Uses The Name Valentinus Man Of Valentia, The Turbulent Area North Of The Wall Faced With Questions They Are Hard Pressed To Answer, Leocadius Blurts Out A Story That Makes The Men Heroes Of The Wall Their Lives Change Not Only When Valentinus Begins His Lethal Sweep Across Britannia But As Soon As Leo S Lie Is Out In The World, Growing And Changing As It Goes WILL THE WALL BE REBUILT AND THE POWER OF ROME RE ESTABLISHED AND WILL OUR FOUR HEROES REACH THE END OF THEIR JOURNEY 367 AD Is One Of The Critical Dates In British History, But The Year Means Little To Most People Now, And It Is Only Rarely Mentioned In Historical Books Britannia Part I The Wall Introduces The Reader To This Tumultuous Age, As We Share The Adventure, Confusion And Bewilderment Of Our Heroes Four Common Soldiers Stationed At Hadrian S Wall We Find Them Caught Up In The Madness Of A Chain Of Events Which Will Eventually Lead To The Fall Of Roman Britain, And The Descent Into The Dark Ages.

10 thoughts on “The Wall (Britannia, #1)

  1. says:

    In 367 AD, four Roman soldiers in Roman Britain Leocadius and Vitalis, two pedites foot soldiers , Semisallis Paternus and Circitor Justinus, have been out hunting and are shocked to discover one Agricolan fort Banna overrun and the soldiers inside slaughtered, the eyeless primus pilus dead and hanging from the palisade They find another fort Camboglanna destroyed, as well as those on the Wall Horses have been stolen from a fort that had housed a cavalry ala Paternus is frantic he can In 367 AD, four Roman soldiers in Roman Britain Leocadius and Vitalis, two pedites foot soldiers , Semisallis Paternus and Circitor Justinus, have been out hunting and are shocked to discover one Agricolan fort Banna overrun and the soldiers inside slaughtered, the eyeless primus pilus dead and hanging from the palisade They find another fort Camboglanna destroyed, as well as those on the Wall Horses have been stolen from a fort that had housed a cavalry ala Paternus is frantic he can t find his wife and young son, who had lived near Camboglanna When the soldiers do reach Eboracum, HQ of the VI Legion, Leocadius lies to the praeses legate and to Fullofaudes, the Dux Britannorum, about the extent of their repelling the barbarian attacks in reality they had done nothing and fled All four are promoted to high level officer rank and from then on called heroes of the Wall The ...

  2. says:

    Britannia Part 1 The Wall is a work of fiction set in a historical backdrop of occupied Britain in the Roman era Hadrian s wall has been built and it is up to the VI Vitrix to defend the wall against the Barbarians from the North.The book opens and introduces us to four leading characters, soldiers of the VI, who are out hunting Leocadius is just 19, Vitalis 18, they are out with Justinus aged around 30 years and Paternus who is a family man of just a little older They ve been hunting for tw Britannia Part 1 The Wall is a work of fiction set in a historical backdrop of occupied Britain in the Roman era Hadrian s wall has been built and it is up to the VI Vitrix to defend the wall against the Barbarians from the North.The book opens and introduces us to four leading characters, soldiers of the VI, who are out hunting Leocadius is just 19, Vitalis 18, they are out with Justinu...

  3. says:

    This was an enjoyable read The story of four young soldiers on Hadrian s Wall, following their fortunes and adventures After the wild men of the north unite and destroy the Romans along the Wall and terrorize the south, these men, the only survivors, are acclaimed heroes It s all based on a lie, but they are caught up in it and swept along by events that follow As the war continues each one finds a different and undreamed of path to take Plenty of intrigue and sword play I would recommend This was an enjoyable read The story of four young soldiers on Hadrian s Wall, following their fortunes and adventures After the...

  4. says:

    Outstanding Denham has done his research and produced a novel worthy of the Roman soldiers who are its main characters This is no common work of fiction, relying on a sensational narrative of bloody battles and lustful orgies Instead it is filled with well developed characters who are all too human, with all their strengths and weaknesses Based on the true events of Rome s struggle to retain its rule over Britain as the Empire itself was starting to crack, it engrosses, educates, and entertai Outstanding Denham has done his research and produced a novel worthy of the Roman soldiers who are its main characters This is no common work of fiction, relying on a sensational narrative of bloody battles and lustful orgies Instead it is filled with well developed characters who are all too human, with all their strengths and weaknesses Based on ...

  5. says:

    This is the first of a trilogy of novels set in late Roman Britain, spanning the 4th century Barbarian conspiracy to the withdrawal of the legions from Britain in the early part of the 5th century The novel s centre around four relatively lowly roman soldiers who, by accident, survive the overrunning of the wall in 367 and find themselves heroes They subsequently become involved in the various military and political events that follow the barbarian conspiracy One aspect of the plot which I This is the first of a trilogy of novels set in late Roman Britain, s...

  6. says:

    Good reading.The last time I rated anywhere called the wall was last century and by Pink Floyd.

  7. says:

    ExcellentWonderful look into the years before Arthur Very detailed with interesting plot turns Fell in love with The Wall boys.

  8. says:

    Obviously well researched and ambitious However too many characters for me leaves this lacking a narrative central point There is a massive assumption that a reader knows where all the places are mentioned in the book I live near...

  9. says:

    a fairly entertaining tale of the end of roman occupation in northern Britain Four central characters become the focus of the historical tale of the 4th century.

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