Eagles of the Empire - WikipediaEagle Series. Quintus Licinius Cato, a former imperial slave, and centurion Lucius Cornelius Macro, Roman soldiers starting under Claudius, in an action, historical, intrigue series:. Book 1. Under the Eagle by Simon Scarrow. Simon Scarrow's brilliant adventure novels about… More. Want to Read. Shelving menu.
THE BLOOD CROWS by Simon Scarrow
Lucius Cornelius Macro is a Roman Army veteran with 15 years of experience and has just been promoted to Centurion. Quintus Licinius Cato is a teenager who grew up a slave and has joined the Eagles. The series is also known as the Eagle series and the Roman Legion series. The series is currently ongoing. Due to his connections, Cato is ranked second-in-command only to Macro, but he will also have to prove himself more than other recruits. Macro and Cato have arrived in Britain in the invasion of 43 AD, and Macro is aware that his army is vastly outnumbered.
Eagles of the Empire is a historical military fiction series written by Simon Scarrow. The first book, Under the Eagle , concerns the induction of Cato, his transition from imperial slave to optio junior officer and the lifelong friendship he forges with Centurion Macro. The following four books are set in Britain , between the years AD 42 and 44 - detailing the Roman subjugation of the province alongside court intrigue that often leaves the protagonists in receipt of contempt from the Roman political class. The sixth book, The Eagle's Prophecy opens with the two on leave in the city of Rome , and detailed to carry out a pursuit of pirates operating in the Mediterranean. The seventh and eighth books, The Eagle in the Sand and Centurion , take place in the Roman Empire's eastern provinces, Judea and Palmyra , respectively. While returning to Rome from Palmyra, the protagonists are shipwrecked on the island of Crete in The Gladiator , which leads to them being sent to Egypt in the tenth novel, The Legion.