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Emperor : Time's Tapestry Book 1

by Baxter, Stephen

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London: Gollancz, 2006. A woman gives birth to her child in a village in Northern England, the cold northern edge of the Roman Empire. As she struggles through a painful labour she begins to scream out a series of words in Latin, a language she has never heard before. Only later does it become clear that the woman has spoken a prophecy . that relates to the death of the Emperor, a prophecy that if enacted will change the fate of the Roman Empire . and all of the future beyond to the present day. Is the weaver of time's tapestry trying to chnage the lives of men ?. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. New/New.

Inscribed in Latin, The Prophecy has resided in the hands of a single family for generations, revealing secrets about the world that is to come, and guiding them to wealth and power...It begins when a Celtic noble betrays his people at the behest of his mother's belief in The Prophecy and sides with the conquering Roman legions. For the next 400 years, Britannia thrives-as does the family that contributed to Rome's reign over the island with the construction of Emperor Hadrian's Wall and the protection of Emperor Constantine from a coup d'Ztat.And even when the sun begins to set on the Roman Empire, The Prophecy remains. For those capable of deciphering its signs and portents, the future of Earth is in their hands




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