By James Wilde
A rousing historic debut that rescues one in every of England's forgotten heroes from the mists of early medieval historical past and brings him to brutal and bloody life
1062, a time many worry is the tip of Days. With the English King Edward heirless and in poor health, around the gray seas in Normandy the brutal William the Bastard waits for the instant whilst he can drown England in a tide of blood. The ravens of warfare are accumulating. yet because the king's closest advisors scheme and squabble among themselves, hopes of resisting the ambition of the Norman duke come to leisure with only one guy: Hereward.
But in his country's hour of maximum desire, his enemies at courtroom have made him outlaw. to stick alive―and a loose man―he needs to carve a bloody swathe from the frozen lands outdoors the court.
The story of a guy whose deeds turns into the stuff of legend, this can be additionally the tale of 2 mismatched allies: Hereward the guy of battle, and Alric, a guy of peace, a monk. One will hazard every thing to avoid wasting the land he loves, the opposite to avoid wasting his friend's soul . . .
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