A clash of deities…
“You claim to speak for the Sky Father. That must give you an amazing feeling of power,” Alerio suggested. “But Priest of Jupiter, the Goddess Nenia speaks through me. And it is not a feeling of power. In fact, the voice of death creates a sensation of hopelessness.”
The expanding war with the Qart Hadasht Empire is changing the Republic’s military. Providing infantrymen for the marching Legions and manpower for the Navy are taxing the historic training methods. And suppling scattered Legions and far flung naval squadrons are overextending the provincial quartermaster system. Growing awkwardly to handle the needs, the military organizations are evolving, slowly. Now evil men have found a way to profit from the disorganization.
The mission for Alerio Sisera is to bring the thieves to justice. But the Tribune has no idea exposing a criminal enterprise will cause a clash between a God and a Goddess. And require vengeance from his alter ego, Death Caller.
Welcome to the spring of 258 B.C.
Warning, this is not the ordered full time Imperial Legion. This is the seasonal Legion of the Republic and it is messy.