Arena: Challenger (Part Two of the Roman Arena Series)
By Simon Scarrow
Novice gladiator Pavo must fight for survival once again in the second novella in Simon Scarrow's ARENA series
The second ebook-exclusive novella in Simon Scarrow's Roman Arena series, following novice gladiator Pavo's next gruelling test, which will put mentor Macro's loyalties on the line.
Rome under the rule of the ruthless new Emperor Claudius is a dangerous place. Condemned to gladiator school Marcus Valerius Pavo, the son of a treasonous general, is a celebrated hero following a dramatic victory in the arena. Now he finds himself pitted against one of the greatest gladiators who ever lived: Decimus Cominius Denter. Though Denter has fallen on harder times he is still a formidable opponent, and it is up to newly decorated Macro to whip him into shape. But as the much-heralded fight descends into chaos and riots threaten to engulf the city, Macro must choose between his duty to Rome and his loyalty to Pavo...
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- ISBN: 9780755398188
- Publication date: 27 Dec 2012
- Page count: 81
Simon Scarrow's passion for writing began at an early age. After a childhood spent travelling the world he pursued his great love of history as a teacher, before becoming a full-time writer. His Roman soldier heroes Cato and Macro first stormed the book shops in UNDER THE EAGLE, and have subsequently appeared in a number of bestsellers. He lives outside Norwich with his family.