An apprentice magician on a Mediterranean pirate galley, Saul is learning the art of controlling demons. Pursued by the armies of Rome, his shipmates fight to retain their freedom, while Saul struggles with oppression at the hands of his master. When even demons are bound in chains, can a young man make himself truly free?
A short story of magic, power and resistance in the world of ancient Rome.
From reader reviews:
‘A wonderful story for the reader who enjoys historical fiction, pirates and magic.’
‘A delightful short story.’
‘It dives straight into the action, keeps the excitement throughout, and spins along to a very pleasing conclusion.’