By somtow sucharitkul, S. P. Somtow
On this exchange Earth, Rome principles all...including the hot international, recognized in different dimensions as the United States yet right here as Terra Novo.
General Titus Papinianus is governor of that untamed land, and Aquila, leader of the savage Lacoti state, is a Roman senator. yet respectable titles apart, their responsibility is to Caesar. So whilst Caesar sends them on a quest for the fabled land of China, considered someplace in Terra Novo, off they move.
They are infrequently ready for bloodthirsty Aztecs, flying machines, time-traveling extraterrestrial beings, or Bigfoot—and Aquila's problem-solving options are unconventional to assert the least!
Before they comprehend it, their adventures lead them into the palms of the Time felony, who's bent on changing all of the a number of universes to fit his personal evil whims. by some means they must cease him...before their global is destroyed!
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After we spoke I set up a secret meeting in Regents Park, chalk-mark on third tree on the left, copy of yesterday’s Times in the litter bin with the top right corner torn off. ’ snapped Philby. ‘Oskar denied everything. ’ ‘He was nervous, suspicious. Not like himself at all, in fact. Old Oskar is fiercely anti-communist, very much on our side. This time he didn’t seem to trust me any more than the Ivans. Seemed to think he couldn’t trust anybody. ’ ‘Go on,’ Philby prompted, finishing his drink and reaching to pour another.
Could he possibly suspect? It was all too possible, he told himself. Despite his bluff old-soldier airs, the Colonel was no fool. And on top of all that there was the Oskar crisis – the real reason for his departure from Washington. Unless the missing documents were found soon – and found by Philby alone – the consequences would be disastrous. And finally, there was this mysterious Doctor. Somewhere, Kim Philby had heard that name before. . Oskar woke in a panic, realising he was in a strange bed.
Chicken soup, omelette, fruit salad and a jug of orange squash. Bland, but curiously comforting. The Doctor finished the meal then lay back on his pillows. When the nurse came back for the tray he was fast asleep. She looked down at his bruised sleeping face, and smoothed the long brown hair away from his forehead. She picked up the tray and the Special Branch man closed and locked the door behind him. ’ he asked. ’ She smiled. ’ He lowered his voice. ‘One of the blokes who brought him in gave me a word of warning.
Aquila in the New World (Aquiliad, No. 1) by somtow sucharitkul, S. P. Somtow