A simple rescue mission, that's what they said to Casca. But
to the Eternal Mercenary it was anything but that. Recovering
from the trauma of seeing his beloved Rome fall to the Goths,
he'd taken on the first job that came his way in Gaul, to rescue a
rich man's beautiful daughter from a barbarian occupied city.
Getting a group of mixed Roman and Germanic mercenaries to
come with him on the mission was not difficult, given the gold
promised in those times of uncertainty. What was difficult though
was to find out which of his six companions was hiding an
alternative agenda while traveling north to barbarian territory.
What was also hard was to avoid getting caught up in a
dynastic squabble between the King of the Burgundians and one
of his group, the son of a rival Burgundian noble. It would be a
mission that would test Casca to the limit of his endurance and